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    This light and healthy steamed whole fish recipe is part of "Martha Stewart's Cooking School."

    Ingredients

    • 1 fresh whole firm-flesh fish, such as red snapper, black bass, striped bass, or flounder (2 1/2 to 3 pounds and about 2 1/2 inches at the thickest part), cleaned and scaled (Ask your fishmonger to do this.)
    • 2 large lemongrass stalks (2 ounces), woody ends removed, split lengthwise
    • 1/4 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves plus, sprigs for garnish
    • 1 piece (2 inches) fresh ginger, peeled and cut into julienne to yield 1/4 cup
    • 1 to 2 limes, zested (2 tablespoons) and each lime halved
    • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced lengthwise
    • 4 scallions, julienned
    • 2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce (such as nam pla)

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    Nutritional Info
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    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 381 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.56%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 8.74%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 272 mg 90.72%
    • Sodium: 959 mg 39.94%
    • Calcium: 138 mg 13.8%
    • Potassium: 1287 mg 36.78%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 30.9%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 12 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.15%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 63 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 27.45%
    • Vitamin C 35.23%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat9
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total9 oz-eq