Poached Halibut with Horseradish Sauce

Poached Halibut with Horseradish Sauce
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Recipe type: Entrees
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Serves: 4
 
This easy fish dish features a tangy sauce. Easy to prepare; Low calories; Low fat.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup nonfat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon plus ¼ teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 slices onion
  • 4 sprigs parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ lb. 1 inch thick halibut fillets
Instructions
  1. Combine sour cream, horseradish, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, ¼ teaspoon lemon zest, sugar and pepper in a small bowl; mix until blended smooth.
  2. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours before serving.
  3. Combine water, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 tablespoon lemon zest, onion, parsley and bay leaf in a shallow pan or skillet; bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 to 20 minutes.
  5. Add halibut and simmer, partially covered, for 10 minutes, until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Serve poached fish with horseradish sauce.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 171 Fat: 1.9g Carbohydrates: 11g Sodium: 169mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 24g Cholesterol: 27mg