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Baked Grapefruit and “Fried” Fish

  • February 28, 2012 7:35 pm

I stumbled upon two really delicious meals this week. 

In my quest to eat more natural and more healthy, I’ve been trying to expand my selection of fruits that I enjoy eating.  I have tried multiple times in the past to enjoy grapefruit, but I just could never develop a taste for it.  After a LOT of searching over the Internet, I stumbled across Baked Grapefruit.  There are many iterations of this out there, but the basic concept is the same:  take 1/2 red or pink grapefruit, run a knife around the edge to separate the peel a bit, sprinkle with a teaspoon of sweetener (I use brown sugar, but Splenda and honey are also common), bake in a 375 degree oven for about 10-15 minutes.  And then…









This is my new snack and/or meal of choice.

On to the fish…

Do you love the flavor and crunch of a good piece of fried fish?  Do you not want to eat all the fat and calories from that good piece of fried fish?  Here’s a tip:  wrap individual servings of fish (I used red snapper) in 2-3 sheets of phyllo.  I cut the phyllo in half, so it wasn’t 2-3 full sheets; it was just enough to wrap up the piece of fish like a little present.  I swiped the fish with a thin layer of garlic oil, then sprinkled salt, pepper, and dill.  Wrapped up the fish and baked at 350 for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown.  It was SO delicious.  It had all the crunch and flavor of that good piece of fried fish, but a fraction of the fat and calories. 

Sadly, no picture of the “Fried” Fish, as the inspiration to blog about it didn’t come until we’d already eaten it.  However, take my word for it, absolutely delicious!


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