Quick Vietnamese Fish in Caramel Sauce Recipe

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Quick Vietnamese Fish in Caramel Sauce
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  1. Combine soy sauce, brown sugar and fish sauce, set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoons oil in skillet over high heat. When hot, cook fish skin side down 2 minutes, or until lightly browned. Turn and cook one minute, then remove from skillet.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining 1/2 Tbsp oil. Add onion, cook 2 minutes or until wilted and just beginning to brown. Add garlic, cook one minute. Add soy sauce mixture, stir well. Return fish to skillet and cook 2-3 minutes, or until sauce is dark and syrupy. Top with lime juice and black pepper.
  4. Serve with steamed rice and vegetables (sauteed greens are good here!).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 379.27 Kcal (1588 kJ)
Calories from fat 63.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.11g 11%
Cholesterol 73.41mg 24%
Sodium 2552.86mg 106%
Potassium 1007.53mg 21%
Total Carbs 32.27g 11%
Sugars 28.95g 116%
Dietary Fiber 0.77g 3%
Protein 44.95g 90%
Vitamin C 7.9mg 13%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 108.6mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 126.18 Kcal (528 kJ)
Calories from fat 21.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.36g 11%
Cholesterol 24.42mg 24%
Sodium 849.32mg 106%
Potassium 335.2mg 21%
Total Carbs 10.74g 11%
Sugars 9.63g 116%
Dietary Fiber 0.26g 3%
Protein 14.96g 90%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 13%
Iron 0.3mg 5%
Calcium 36.1mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8
  • 9

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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