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Healthy Fish Recipes for Two

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Mediterranean Tuna Antipasto Salad for Two

Capers, red onion and fresh herbs give canned tuna and beans a light, fresh taste. Here we serve the tuna salad on a bed of greens. It also works well stuffed into a pita for a sandwich. Give it some extra kick with a pinch of crushed red pepper or cayenne. Serve with olive bread.

» Mediterranean Tuna Antipasto Salad for Two

Salmon with Pepita-Lime Butter for Two

Lime juice, chili powder and pepitas give this salmon Mexican flair. Serve with wild rice and steamed vegetables.

» Salmon with Pepita-Lime Butter for Two

Cod with Tomato Cream Sauce for Two

This silky tomato sauce with a touch of cream makes mild-flavored cod sing. Serve with: Farro or rice and a salad of mixed greens.

» Cod with Tomato Cream Sauce for Two

Greek Salad with Sardines for Two

The fresh, tangy elements of a Greek salad—tomato, cucumber, feta, olives and lemony vinaigrette—pair well with rich-tasting sardines. Look for sardines with skin and bones (which are edible) as they have more than four times the amount of calcium as skinless, boneless sardines. If you’re lucky enough to have fresh sardines available in your supermarket, try them in place of the canned sardines. Lightly dredge them in salt-and-pepper-seasoned flour and sauté them in a little olive oil. Serve with: Warm pita bread and a cold beer.

» Greek Salad with Sardines for Two

Smoky Mustard-Maple Salmon for Two

It doesn’t get much easier—or more delicious—than this speedy recipe for roast salmon for two topped with a smoky maple-mustard sauce. The sweetness of the maple balances the tangy mustard; smoked paprika or ground chipotle adds another layer of flavor. Ask at the fish counter to have the salmon cut into two 4-ounce fillets with the skin removed. Serve with roasted green beans and whole-wheat couscous tossed with pecans and chives.

» Smoky Mustard-Maple Salmon for Two

Grilled Tuna Sandwich with Lemon-Chili Mayo for Two

Sturdy “country-style” bread works best for this healthy tuna sandwich recipe with watercress and chili-mayo. Eat the tuna sandwich warm, straight off the grill, or wrap it up and pack it in a cooler for a picnic dinner. Serve with grilled bell peppers tossed with extra-virgin olive oil and vinegar and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc.

» Grilled Tuna Sandwich with Lemon-Chili Mayo for Two

Seared Salmon with Green Peppercorn Sauce for Two

In this recipe for two, a simple sauce of piquant green peppercorns, lemon juice and butter top seared salmon. Green peppercorns come from the same plant as black ones, but are harvested before they mature. Typically packed in vinegar, they have a refreshingly sharp flavor. Look for them near the capers in most supermarkets. Serve with smashed red potatoes and sautéed kale

» Seared Salmon with Green Peppercorn Sauce for Two


These healthy fish recipes are full of flavor and nutrients, and they’re perfectly portioned for two. Blackened, broiled, sautéed or grilled, fish is a good source of lean protein. Some types of fish, such as salmon and tuna, contain omega-3 fats, which are good for your heart. Enjoy these delicious fish recipes, including tilapia recipes, salmon recipes, tuna recipes and more, designed just for two.

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Healthy Fish Recipes for Two

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