Grilled Fish with Corn and Leek

Grilled Fish with Corn and Leek

Ditch the fried fish! Instead try our fish with a relish-style sauce. For a delicious Recipe Makeover, it's considerably lower in calories and fat than fried fish.

Per serving: 242 calories and 10g fat.

Saves: 503 calories and 49g fat!


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 8 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins

Yield: 4 x 4 oz servings (4 oz raw)

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About this Recipe Makeover

Grilled Fish with Corn and Leek replaces unhealthy fats with heart healthy fats. Tuna and salmon have higher amounts of the omega-3-fatty acids than do snapper or perch. Olive oil replaces the vegetable oil. The breading is omitted and replaced with a vegetable relish.

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  • 4 fish fillets, such as tuna or salmon (about 4 oz each, raw)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 leek, washed and sliced
  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 pinch of freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 lemon, sliced into wedges, to garnish
  • 1 cup oil (or ½ inch in large skillet)
  • 4 fish fillets, such as snapper or perch (4 oz each, raw)
  • 1 cup seasoned dried bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten


Heat a pan and brush with a little oil. Sauté leek for 1 minute. Add corn, tomato and freshly ground black pepper. Cover and cook gently for 5 minutes.

Grill fish until flesh flakes with a fork. Carefully transfer fish to serving plates. Top fish with leek and corn mixture. Garnish with lemon wedges.

Thanks to Fresh Finesse, adapted by CalorieKing staff