Spicy Baked Trout with Herbs! Healthy, Paleo, Easy to make!
Well folks, we’re officially in off-season. Last race was this weekend, but the kiwi actually didn’t end up racing. And it was probably for the best. But we did have a few other triathletes in town and this Sherpa wife was busy! But I like being busy making meals for the “crew.” They gobble it up like there’s not tomorrow! Haha.
Anyway, come time to cook the pre race meal, I had a few requests for fish. Fish is great for post workout recovery but not a lot of people choose it pre race in case it’s not cooked properly. But I would have to disagree there. If you cook fish at home with high quality fish or go somewhere where the fish is fresh, then it’s the perfect pre race. But it also depends on the type fish.
I like to choose a fish that is a little lower in fat but still high in omegas. Why is this? Well, if you have a sensitive stomach, the higher fat content (even good fat) might not settle well with pre race jitters, etc. Men usually don’t have this problem; women on the other hand tend to stress more in their gut. At least I do! Haha.
Trout is a great choice! Especially Spicy Baked Southwest Trout with Herbs!
It has approximately 6 grams of fat per 3oz and 981 milligrams of omega-3 fatty acids, almost double the amount recommended from World Health Organization They recommend of 300 to 500 milligrams of a combination of EPA and DHA (fatty acids) each day.
“A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids is linked to a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, high blood cholesterol and certain types of cancer. “
This dish goes great with steamed rice or grilled veggies. Also great on salmon and other fish!
Fact -“Farmed trout, especially farmed rainbow trout, is a better choice than wild lake trout, since farmed trout is raised in freshwater ponds and raceways that are protected from environmental contaminants.” ≈Source Sizzlefish Trout are fed a healthy diet, they are raised in a contaminant-free environment and they are also a relatively young, small fish.
Ever tried trout?
What’s your favorite way to use sage? I feel like that’s a forgotten herb, ya know? Haha.