Arctic Char with Tarragon Leeks

3
1
1
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
32 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

olive oil

2 tsp

uncooked leek(s)

2 medium, cleaned, cut crosswise in thirds, and thinly sliced lengthwise, white and light green parts only

uncooked shallot(s)

2 medium, minced

table salt

¾ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp, coaresly ground

reduced-sodium chicken broth

½ cup(s)

fresh tarragon

1 Tbsp, chopped

fresh parsley

2 tsp, chopped flat-leaf

uncooked arctic char

20 oz, 4 (5-ounce) fillets

lemon(s)

½ item(s), cut into 4 wedges

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add leeks, shallots, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper. Cook, stirring often, until leeks are oftened, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add broth and tarragon to skillet. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until leeks are tender, about 4 minutes. Uncover and cook until liquid evaporates, about 1 minute longer. Remove from heat and stir in parsley.
  3. Meanwhile, sprinkle arctic char with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  4. Heat remaining 1 teaspoon oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish and cook, turning once, just until opaque in center, about 10 minutes. Serve fish topped with leek mixture. Serve with lemon wedges.
  5. Per serving: 1 arctic char fillet and 1/4 cup leek mixture

Notes

Arctic char is closely related to salmon and trout. Its pinkish color resembles salmon, and it has a clean, mild flavor. If you can't find arctic char, you can use salmon fillets instead.

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