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Saffron-infused Sea Bass with California Raisins, Butter Beans and Garlic

Yields6 Servings

 2 tbsp olive oil
 6 sea bass or grouper fillets (about 4 ounces each)
 ¾ cup coarsely chopped onions
 ½ cup green bell pepper, seeded and coasely chopped
 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
 ½ cup white wine
 ¾ cup California raisins
 1 cup canned butter beans, drained
 Salt and freshly ground black peppper, to taste
 1 tbsp minced garlic (about 2 medium cloves)
 ½ cup clam juice
 ½ tbsp cornstarch
 ½ tbsp saffron threads, crumbled
 2 sprigs of parsley; for garnish

In large skillet, heat oil to smoking; sear bass fillets until brown, about 2 minutes per side. Add onions, bell pepper and cilantro; cook until onions are soft. Stir in wine, raisins, butter beans and salt and pepper to taste; cover and cook over low heat for about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 fillet, 1/2 cup beans

Servings 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 270Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g11%

Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 290mg13%
Potassium 694mg20%
Total Carbohydrate 26g9%

Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 16g
Protein 25g50%

Calcium 47%
Iron 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.