Roasted Black Bass with Orange-Flower Water
Roasted Black Bass with Orange-Flower Water
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    Fried whitefish or smoked whitefish is most commonly eaten during Nowruz, the Persian New Year, and is said to represent life. The combination of the fish and herb rice is believed to bring good luck.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more
    • 3/4 teaspoon finely ground saffron threads
    • 1 tablespoon orange-flower water
    • 1 large shallot, very finely chopped
    • 2 green garlic, white and pale-green parts only, finely chopped, or 3 garlic cloves, finely grated
    • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped parsley
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped tarragon
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped mint
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 2 serrano chiles, finely grated
    • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
    • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
    • 4 (1 1/2–2-pound) whole black bass or branzino, cleaned, butterflied, patted dry
    • 4 limes, halved
    • A mortar and pestle

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 225 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.36%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 7.23%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 58 mg 19.37%
    • Sodium: 105 mg 4.39%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.19%
    • Potassium: 612 mg 17.48%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.23%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 13 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.92%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 27 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 24.95%
    • Vitamin C 77.41%
    • Vitamin D 80.09%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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