A cousin of salmon and trout with a milder flavor, Arctic char-both farmed and wild--is recommended as a Best Choice by Seafood Watch. It's low in mercury and has almost the same amount of omega-3s per serving as salmon. Try it in this healthy fish recipe with dark leafy greens.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2016
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Separate chard leaves from stems; coarsely chop the leaves and chop the stems. Set aside separately.

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  • Cook bacon in a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove to a plate with a slotted spoon.

  • Add the chard stems to the bacon drippings along with leeks, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 teaspoon thyme and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until tender, 8 to 10 minutes.

  • Add the chard leaves to the pan by the handful, stirring and letting them wilt a bit before adding more; cook, stirring, until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in cream and the bacon. Transfer to a medium bowl and cover to keep warm. Wipe out the pan.

  • Season fish with the remaining 1 teaspoon thyme and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in the pan over medium-high heat. Cook the fish, turning once, until just cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes total. Serve with the chard.

Nutrition Facts

367 calories; protein 33.5g 67% DV; carbohydrates 12g 4% DV; dietary fiber 3.6g 14% DV; sugars 3.3g; fat 20.6g 32% DV; saturated fat 4.8g 24% DV; cholesterol 94.5mg 32% DV; vitamin a iu 8644.5IU 173% DV; vitamin c 29.2mg 49% DV; folate 56.8mcg 14% DV; calcium 167.5mg 17% DV; iron 6mg 33% DV; magnesium 153.9mg 55% DV; potassium 1305.7mg 37% DV; sodium 655.2mg 26% DV; thiamin 0.6mg 55% DV.

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03/05/2017
This is Soo good. I substituted Salmon but so full of flavor. I love the fish on the warm greens. Excellent Read More