Put a Fish on the Barby

Nothing says summer like a barbecue!

Summer barbecues don’t have to be just hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken – there are so many great recipes that only take a few minutes on the grill. So, get the grill ready for the catch of the day. A great bed for the fish would be this Lemon Rice Recipe from Taste of Home. (Lemon Rice is 192 calories per ¾ cup) This tasty dish can be paired with a glass of your favorite white wine. (White wine is 23 calories per ounce)

Not only does this sound, smell, and taste mouth-watering, but you can sit and enjoy this for less than 500 calories. Put the kids to bed and have an adult evening without the guilt.

Grilled Sole (or Flounder)  Serves 4

4 pieces heavy duty aluminum foil – 12″x18″
Fish
4 (4 ounce) fillets, 1/2 ” thick
1 ½ cups fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 ¼ cup fresh snow peas
2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
Butter
2 tablespoons butter, softened
2 teaspoons lemon peel, finely shredded
1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped
¼ teaspoon black pepper

1. Preheat grill to medium.
2. Prepare butter – mix all ingredients together, form into a log and refrigerate in plastic wrap. Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels.
3. Place 1 fillet in each piece of aluminum foil, tucking under thin edges of fillet to prevent it from drying out. Top each fillet with one fourth of the mushrooms, snow peas and chives. Fold aluminum foil into a tent over fillet, leaving room to expand.
4. Grill foil packets 4 to 6 minutes or until fish flakes when tested with a fork.
5. Open foil packets carefully and transfer to plates. Top each fillet with one fourth of the butter mixture.

Per serving: 172 calories, 7.3 g fat, 1.2 g fiber, 135 mg sodium.

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