Microwaved Fish and Asparagus with Tarragon Mustard Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Microwaved Fish and Asparagus with Tarragon Mustard which belongs to the Fish and Seafood recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 12 ounces (340 g) fish fillets?whiting, tilapia, sole, flounder, or any
  2. other mild white fish
  3. 10 asparagus spears
  4. 2 tablespoons (30 g) sour cream
  5. 1 tablespoon (15 g) mayonnaise
  6. teaspoon dried tarragon
  7. teaspoon Dijon or spicy brown mustard

Cooking Instructions

Snap the bottoms off the asparagus spears where they break naturally.

Place the asparagus in a large glass pie plate, add 1 tablespoon (15 ml) of water, and cover by placing a plate on top.

Microwave on high for 3 minutes.

While the asparagus is microwaving, stir together the sour cream, mayonnaise, tarragon, and mustard.

Remove the asparagus from the microwave, take it out of the pie plate, and set it aside.

Drain the water out of the pie plate.

Place the fish fillets in the pie plate and spread 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of the sour cream mixture over them.

Re-cover the pie plate and microwave the fish for 3 to 4 minutes on high.

Open the microwave, remove the plate from the top of the pie plate, and arrange the asparagus on top of the fish.

Re-cover the pie plate and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes on high.

Remove the pie plate from the microwave and take the plate off.

Place the fish and asparagus on serving plates.

Scrape any sauce that's cooked into the pie plate over the fish and asparagus.

Top each serving with the reserved sauce and serve.

Serving Yield

2 servings

Nutrition Information

Each with 4 grams of carbohydrates and 2 grams of fiber, for a total of 2 grams of usable carbs and 33 grams of protein. This dish also packs in 949 mg of potassium!