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5 Healthy Low Carb Fish Recipes

Fish is a good source of low-carb protein. Its contains vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids that can be beneficial to one's health. Vitamin B12, which can be found in fish, is essential for red blood cell formation, DNA replication, and neuron function. Fish are high in omega fatty acids, which are a form of fat. These lipids are necessary for good brain health.

Creamy Lemon Garlic Trout

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 25 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 250 grams

Fish is a good source of calcium and phosphorus, as well as minerals like iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium and potassium. This recipe features perfectly seasoned, seared fillets topped with an incredibly delicious creamy lemon garlic sauce.

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Macronutrients

  • Calories: 380 kcals
  • Protein: 35.7 g
  • Fat: 25.9 g
  • Carbs: 2.5 g

Ingredients

  • 4 4-ounce trout fillets
  • kosher salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the trout fillets, skin side up. Cook until the salmon is golden brown and the fish pulls away easily from the pan. Try not to flip too soon or the salmon will stick.
  3. Flip to the other side (skin side if your salmon has skin) and cook until the skin of the trout is crispy and tender out of the pan.
  4. Remove the trout from the skillet and set aside.
  5. Reduce the pan heat to medium and stir in the heavy cream, garlic, parsley and lemon juice. Simmer for a few minutes to thicken.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Serve the trout with the cream sauce.

Garlic Parmesan Crusted Tilapia and Asparagus

  • Prep Time : 10 mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 300 grams

One of the best tilapia recipes to bake in the oven! Garlic and shredded Parmesan cheese are cooked with tilapia fillets and asparagus until a lovely crust forms.

Macronutrients

  • Calories: 468 kcals
  • Protein: 47.1 g
  • Fat: 29.2 g
  • Carbs: 7.2 g

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lb tilapia
  • 1 lb asparagus ends trimmed
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or more
  • 6 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • ¼ cup parsley fresh, chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Dry the tilapia with a paper towel. All sides should be brushed with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Salt & pepper to taste. Place the tilapia , skin side down, on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush asparagus with olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and arrange on a baking sheet around the salmon.
  3. Garnish the fish and asparagus with minced garlic. Grated Parmesan cheese is sprinkled on top.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and bake the salmon for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Before serving, remove the dish from the oven and sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley.

Baked Salmon with Pesto

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 15 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 180 grams

This is one of those no-fail excellent recipes that is always great anytime you prepare it, but it's even better if you still have some fresh garden tomatoes (and possibly some handmade Basil Pesto with Lemon) in the fridge.

Macronutrients

  • Calories: 288 kcals
  • Protein: 34.1 g
  • Fat: 15.4 g
  • Carbs: 4.8 g

Ingredients

  • 4 (6 oz.) salmon fillets
  • 4 tsp. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 tsp. basil pesto
  • 4 medium tomatoes, sliced about 1/4 inch thick

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. While you're preparing the fish, heat a baking sheet in the oven.
  3. Tear two pieces of foil large enough to wrap the salmon over with some overlap.
  4. Arrange the foil pieces on top of one another.
  5. Place roughly 4 tsp olive oil in the centre of the top piece of foil and place salmon on top.
  6. Szeged Fish with seasonings of your choice can be used to season salmon.
  7. 2 tbsp basil pesto, spread on each piece of salmon
  8. Arrange sliced tomatoes on top of the pesto to cover the salmon.
  9. Wrap the salmon in foil tightly, folding the seam and ends several times.
  10. Cook for 15 minutes with the salmon package on a preheated baking sheet.
  11. After 15 minutes, remove from the oven and set aside for 2-3 minutes.
  12. Then carefully open and serve while the fish and tomatoes are still hot.

Asian Glazed Tuna

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cooking Time: 15 mins
  • Servings: 6
  • Serving Size: 110 grams

Tuna baked in an Asian-inspired sweet and thick glaze, over Lime Cilantro Cauliflower Rice!

Macronutrients

  • Calories: 255 kcals
  • Protein: 37.1 g
  • Fat: 12.5 g
  • Carbs: 1.4 g

Ingredients

  • 6 pieces of fresh tuna, about 4 ounce
  • ½ cup coconut Aminos
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, grated
  • Juice of ½ lime

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a cup, combine all of the ingredients and place in a small saucepan over medium heat. Simmer until the liquid has been reduced by about a third. It should have a thick, sticky consistency.
  3. To make cleanup easier, place the tuna (skin side down) on a wire baking rack sprayed with nonstick spray and lined with foil. Brush all sides of the salmon with the glaze and bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove the tuna from the oven and turn the heat up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Brush the tops with extra glaze and bake for a further 3-5 minutes on the top shelf of your oven. Make sure it doesn't burn by keeping a close eye on it.
  5. Allow for a few minutes of cooling before serving. accompaniment with Lime Cilantro Cauliflower Rice.

Baked Parmesan Crusted Cod

  • Prep Time: 05 mins
  • Cooking Time: 15 mins
  • Servings: 2
  • Serving Size: 250 grams

For a tasty low-carb meal in under 20 minutes, try this Baked Parmesan Crusted cod! Only a few grams of carbohydrates per serving.

Macronutrients

  • Calories: 421 kcals
  • Protein: 47.1 g
  • Fat: 24 g
  • Carbs: 4.4 g

Ingredients

  • 2 (8 ounce) cod fillets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons green onions
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine the butter, walnuts, parmesan, garlic, green onions, and lemon juice in a small blender or food processor. Mix until everything is well combined.
  3. Salt and pepper the fish before baking it for 5 minutes.
  4. Return the fillet to the oven after spreading the parmesan walnuts mixture on it. Bake for another 12 minutes.
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