Smoky Blue Marlin with Garlic and Butter Green Beans

Smoky Blue Marlin with Garlic and Butter Green Beans

Makes: 2 servings

Carbs per Serving: 5 grams

Protein per Serving: 12 grams

Fat per Serving: 0.5 grams

Ingredients:

         3 to 4 oz blue marlin fillet

         2 Tbsp coconut oil

         2 Tbsp Dijon mustard

         1 Tbsp stevia

         ½Tbsp chilli powder

         ¼Tbsp cumin

         1/9 tsp dry mustard

         1/4 tsp paprika

         ¼tsp sea salt

         ½tsp freshly ground black pepper

         Cinnamon

 

For the Garlic and Butter Green Beans:

         ½lb green beans

         1½Tbsp butter

         2 garlic cloves, minced

         ½Tbsp olive oil

         Sea salt

         Freshly ground black pepper

 

Instructions:

  • Combine the chilli powder, cumin, paprika, black pepper, stevia, salt, and dry mustard in a bowl. Set aside. Add a dash of cinnamon and mix well.
  • Place a cast iron skillet over medium flame and heat through.
  • Once hot, add the coconut oil and swirl to coat.
  • Spread the Dijon mustard all over the blue marlin fillet, then sprinkle both sides with the seasoning mixture.
  • Once the coconut oil is hot, set to medium high flame and add the blue marlin. Cover and cook for 3 minutes, then uncover and turn over.
  • Reduce to medium flame, cover and cook for 5 minutes, or until the steak is cooked through. Transfer to a platter.
  • To cook the green beans, place a skillet over medium flame and heat through.
  • Once hot, add the butter and olive oil. Swirl to coat. Add the garlic and sautéfor 15 seconds, then add the green beans.
  • Season with salt and pepper and stir. Cover and set to medium low flame. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring once in a while.
  •         Serve the blue marlin steak with the green beans right away.