5 Fast, Easy-to-Make Fish Recipes

Healthy meals that go beyond frozen fish sticks
Salmon with mango salsa

Fish – if it’s prepared right – can be among the healthiest foods you can eat. Fish is loaded with important nutrients, such as protein and vitamin D, and is the best source of omega-3 fatty acids, which lower your triglycerides and battle inflammation.

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Whether you’re trying to eat more healthfully or eat meatless a few more nights a week, adding fish to your diet is a smart move. Here’s our roundup of healthy, nutritious — and quick — fish dishes:

Gluten-Free Herbed Fish Fillets

White fish is the best kind of fuel for your body: low in calorie and high in lean-protein. But when you eat it breaded and deep-fried, you lose all that healthy goodness. With this healthy recipe, you can have your breaded fish without all the trans fat from frying. Added bonus: It’s gluten-free. Get the recipe

5-Minute Fish Tacos

There’s a reason fish tacos are on restaurant menus everywhere. Prepared right, they combine succulent white fish with the crisp crunch of cabbage. Need a quick meal for two that’s also low-fat and healthy? These delicious fillets are thin and flaky — and they cook up in five minutes. Get the recipe

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Fettuccine and Salmon Marinara

Salmon can be a surprise addition to your usual marinara sauce. This satisfying and flavorful dish is full of healthy ingredients, including salmon, whole-wheat fettuccine, olive oil and a fresh tomato sauce. Want a little spice in your dish? Add red pepper flakes at the end of cooking. Get the recipe

Salmon with Mango Salsa

Salmon tastes great on the grill and pairs beautifully with the spicy sweetness of mango. This dish can be ready in a jiffy. Get the fillets started on the grill and while they’re cooking, put together the salsa. You can buy the mango pre-chopped to cut preparation time even more. Or make the salsa the night before. This is truly dinner in a minute. Get the recipe

Salmon and Warm Cannellini Bean Salad

This Italian-inspired salad is a quick workday meal for the entire family. Packed with fiber, potassium, and your daily allotment of omega-3-rich fats, this is a perfect dish anytime you need to get a no-fuss meal on the table in a snap. Get the recipe

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