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Sea Bream Poached in Crazy Water
Sea Bream Poached in Crazy Water
Method

The term “Acqua Pazza” meaning “Crazy Water” is used in Italian cuisine to refer to a recipe for poached white fish, or to simply refer to the lightly herbed broth used to poach it.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a nonstick pan over high heat.
  • Carefully add the sea bream in to the hot oil.
  • Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, until golden.
  • Add the star anise so it can release its aroma.
  • Add the garlic around the fish and cook for another minute.
  • Add the chili pepper and the cherry tomatoes.
  • Add the wine and let it boil for 1 minute.
  • Add the water and a generous amount of salt and pepper.
  • Cover pan with lid and lower heat. Simmer for 15 minutes, until the fish is cooked through.
  • Serve sea bream with sauce. Drizzle with some extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with some chopped parsley. 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

389
Calories (kcal)
19 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

19.9
Total Fat (g)
28 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

1.9
Saturated Fat (g)
9 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

4.2
Total Carbs (g)
2 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

4.0
Sugars (g)
4 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

45.0
Protein (g)
90 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.5
Fibre (g)
6 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.73
Sodium (g)
12 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.