If you need a low carb, low calorie meal filled with flavor and absolutely delicious try raw fish as a healthy weight loss meal. You may cringe at the thought of this, but hold on a second and let me explain further. Many Latin American countries enjoy and benefit from a dish known as ceviche. It is a seafood dish containing raw fish marinated in lemons or limes that ‘cooks’ it without using heat. This dish contains about 150 calories per cup and is a perfect healthy meal for losing weight.
Many claim Peru as the birthplace of ceviche; however, each country puts its own special touch in preparing the dish.
Here is just one of many great recipes for preparing ceviche:
First, a list of the ingredients you will need.
o 2 pounds of cubed mahi-mahi fish fillets or boneless fish of your choice
o 10 garlic cloves, chopped
o 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
o 1 mild hot pepper seeded and chopped
o Sea salt to your taste
o Squeeze and strain juice from 12 to 15 limes, enough to cover fish
o 1 chopped red onion
Now you are ready to prepare your delicious raw fish meal, ceviche.
o Combine all ingredients except red onion and mix well.
o Now place chopped red onion on top and let it marinate in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours before serving.
There are many other similar recipes from Peru, Mexico and most Latin American countries. This recipe is indeed a healthy treat you are sure to enjoy while losing weight.
When you get your creative juices flowing, you can come up with some variations on the original ceviche. Other countries throughout the world have their favorite fish dishes.
There are also raw fish meals from Japan such as tuna fish. They are also low carb and low calorie dishes that are all safe healthy weight loss meals for losing weight. Now that you know how to prepare raw fish meals, you won’t cringe at the thought of eating raw fish.