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Baked_Salmon_Puttanesca

Baked Salmon Puttanesca

The Weight Watcher’s website offers fish, shrimp and other seafood recipes that are high in protein, and naturally low in fat and calories. Here’s a recipe for Baked Salmon Puttanesca we think you’ll love!

For those of you who are looking to shed a few pounds this year, one of our awesome customers pointed out to us that many fresh Motts Channel Seafood offerings can serve as the perfect base for a low or zero SmartPoints value dish on the WeightWatchers “Freestyle” plan. This includes most fish and shellfish like tuna, flounder, shrimp, mahi-mahi, and salmon. Just be careful how you prepare it!

Click here to see the complete list of zero point foods!

Serving size: 4 oz salmon, 1/2 cup sauce

Recipe Credit: WeightWatchers.com

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Baked Salmon Puttanesca
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat oil in large, oven-safe nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add shallot, garlic and red pepper flakes; cook, stirring a few times, until vegetables soften, 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add anchovy paste and cook, stirring, until it melts into pan, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes and tomato paste; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until sauce thickens, about 5 minutes. Stir in olives and capers; remove from heat.
  3. Nestle salmon fillets into sauce; spoon some sauce over salmon. Cover skillet; bake until fish is just opaque in center, about 10-12 minutes.
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Shrimp in a Skillet with Creamy Tomato Sauce

‪Shrimp in a Skillet with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Shrimp in a Skillet recipe, Motts Channel Seafood
Shrimp in a Skillet with Creamy Tomato Sauce

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No one seems to have time to spend in the kitchen these days. While going out is fun, ‘cooking in’ can be too and seafood is a favorite choice of mine for creating healthy and extraordinary meals that rival the taste of dining out. While it’s still cold at the beach, heat things up in your own kitchen with this simple to make shrimp in a skillet with creamy tomato sauce. Healthy and light you can keep the total meal calories to around 500 by following this plan:

  • 1 serving skillet shrimp in creamy tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup polenta
  • tossed salad with 1 Tablespoon vinaigrette
  • white wine spritzer made with 4 oz. Chardonnay, 2 oz. sparkling water and garnished with fresh strawberries


Skillet Shrimp with Creamy Tomato Sauce
‪by Diane Boyd, M.B.A., R.D., L.D.N

Prep Time: 15 minutes
‪Cook Time: 5
‪Ingredients (serves 2)
‪1 Tablespoons butter
‪1/2 c. onion, chopped
‪1/4 cup white wine
‪3 tablespoons tomato paste
‪1/2 cup clam juice
‪2 Tablespoons nonfat Greek yogurt
‪1/2 pound fresh shrimp

Instructions

  1. Clean and devein shrimp. Store in refrigerator until ready to use.
  2. Add white wine and cook until wine is absorbed. Add tomato paste and clam juice. Cook one to two minutes over medium heat until combined.
  3. Remove from heat and pour sauce into container to refrigerate before adding nonfat Greek yogurt. (Cool for 15 minutes). Once cool, add nonfat Greek yogurt.Melt butter in saucepan. Add chopped onion and sauté til soft.
  4. Spray a 6 inch iron skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium high heat. Add shrimp and sauté until shrimp turns pink. Gently pour sauce over top shrimp and heat through. Serve immediately.

 

Diane Boyd, M.B.A., R.D., L.D.N. is the owner of Cape Fear Nutrition, a private nutrition practice in Wilmington, NC where she specializes in medical nutrition therapy, weight management and sports nutriiton. She is the consulting nutritionist for Cape Fear Sports Enhancement and promotes nutrition via workplace programs, freelance writing and recipe development. Her passion for fitness and eating well fuel the work she truly enjoys.

Shrimp in a Skillet with Creamy Tomato Sauce
Shrimp in a Skillet with Creamy Tomato Sauce
Print Recipe
A healthy and light meal
Servings Prep Time
2 people 15 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 minutes 0 hour
Servings Prep Time
2 people 15 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 minutes 0 hour
Shrimp in a Skillet with Creamy Tomato Sauce
Shrimp in a Skillet with Creamy Tomato Sauce
Print Recipe
A healthy and light meal
Servings Prep Time
2 people 15 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 minutes 0 hour
Servings Prep Time
2 people 15 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 minutes 0 hour
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Clean and devein shrimp. Store in refrigerator until ready to use. ‪
  2. Melt butter in saucepan. Add chopped onion and sauté til soft.
  3. Add white wine and cook until wine is absorbed. Add tomato paste and clam juice. Cook one to two minutes over medium heat until combined.
  4. Remove from heat and pour sauce into container to refrigerate before adding nonfat Greek yogurt. (Cool for 15 minutes). Once cool, add nonfat Greek yogurt. ‪
  5. Spray a 6 inch iron skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium high heat. Add shrimp and sauté until shrimp turns pink. Gently pour sauce over top shrimp and heat through. Serve immediately.
  6. After about 8 to 10 minutes, the pasta should be done. Drain it and put it back in the pot to mix it with the pesto.
  7. Present the dish with some fresh basil leaves on top.
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