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Categories: Fish and shellfish, Healthy eating, Main courses, Quick and easy

Baked fish with mint (samcocho)

Baked fish with mint (samcocho)
Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Put a new wrinkle in the way you cook potatoes. In the Spanish Canary Islands they are called papas arrugadas, or wrinkly potatoes. Cooking in heavily salted water wrinkles the skins and leaves them with a light crusting of salt. ... Read more

Total time: 50 minutes | Serves 4

Step 1Heat oven to 400 degrees. Sprinkle the fish with salt and set aside 15 minutes. Tuck a few mint leaves into the cavity of each fish. Place the fish in a baking pan and drizzle with the oil.

Step 2Bake the fish until it flakes easily, about 20 minutes.

Step 3Place the baked fish on a serving platter surrounded by the potatoes. Spoon some of each sauce over the fish and the potatoes. Serve remaining sauces separately.

Each serving, fish only:
203 calories; 33 grams protein; 0 carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 7 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 74 mg. cholesterol; 0 sugar; 121 mg.
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