Still trying to get those Yomtov inches off your waist? Try these
Nile Perch, Oriental Style
Nile perch is rich in polyunsaturated fats and is recommended for
people cutting out sugar. Recipe for four, 220 calories per portion:
600 gram frozen Nile perch
2 tablespoons natural lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons oil
2 green peppers (hot peppers, optional)
3 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika - hot or sweet
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon curry (opt.)
artificial sweetner equivalent to one teaspoon
1. Cut up perch into individual portions, squeeze lemon juice over
them and let defrost on a plate for about an hour.
2. Pour off liquid and rinse fish.
3. Heat up diced onion with garlic in oil until golden, add diced
pepper, diced tomatoes.
4. Add spices and one cup water.
5. Arrange fish portions in pan so that they are covered by sauce.
Cook with cover for about 20 minutes.
Recipe for five portions, each one providing only 78 calories.
1/2 kilo potatoes, salt & pepper
1 teaspoon margarine
Peel potatoes and cut up into small cubes. Season with salt and pepper.
Add margarine and cook in pressure cooker with 1/2 cup water for 8-10
Mango-Banana Milk Shake
Both of these are available at this time of year and are very nourishing.
Recipe for 3 portions, each containing 76 calories.
1 banana, one medium sized soft mango (1/4 kilo),
1 cup low calorie milk
artificial sweetener equivalent to 1 teaspoon sugar
First put banana and peeled mango into blender or food processor
and gradually add the milk and sweetener for a thick, frothy and filling