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How to make broiled corvina

Broiled corvina is a lightening fast meal, perfect for weeknight cooking. Season corvina with your favorite spice blend and slide under the broiler. In under 10 minutes, you’ll have perfectly cooked fish for a delicious, low-fat dinner.

Broiled corvina recipe with quinoa.

We all know that fish is a great protein. Corvina is low in fat, with only 1.7 grams for a 5 ounce serving, and clocks in with an impressive 28 grams of protein.

Broiling is a quick and healthy way to have fish for dinner. This fish falls right in line with a Mediterranean diet. It is heart-healthy, low in calories and is an excellent source of lean protein.

How to broil corvina

Broiling corvina, or any fish for that matter, is a snap. Fish generally cooks quicker than other proteins, but cranking up the heat reduces the time to under 10 minutes.

Place the portions of corvina on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Fish is notorious for sticking to the pan.

How to broil corvina fish.

Even if you have non-stick sheet pans, I advise placing a piece of parchment on the pan to prevent it from sticking.

Season the corvina

First, we need to season the fish. You can use any seasoning you like. I keep a jar of my homemade Cajun seasoning handy at all times, for a quick flavor booster.

Fish with Cajun seasoning on sheet pan.

It’s a great way to use up your spices and it’s much less expensive than buying it.

Adjust the oven rack so it is about 6 inches below the broiler. Turn on the broiler and let it heat up before sliding fish into the oven.

Cajun spiced corvina.

What do I need to make broiled corvina?

The best part about this recipe is that you don’t really need any special equipment. There are a few basics which you likely already own, but this is everything you’ll need for this recipe.

  • Quarter sheet pans – This size baking sheet will hold 2 – 4 pieces of corvina, depending on the size of the fillets.
  • Parchment paper – This keeps the fish from sticking.
  • Sharp chefs knife or boning knife – I buy sides of fish, so I need a sharp knife to cut them into portions. Everyone needs a good knife, even if you buy your fish already portioned into fillets.
Cajun corvina fish with beans and quinoa.

How long to broil fish?

The corvina will cook in 6 – 8 minutes, depending on the thickness of your fish. As you can see, mine was an inch and a half thick. It was fully cooked in just over 7 minutes.

Broiled fish on sheet pan with Cajun spice.

I love broiled fish. Those little bits of char give the corvina so much flavor, along with the spice blend.

This is a perfect weeknight meal, because it is super speedy and you can pair it with any vegetables that you like for a fast and nutritious dinner.

Broiled fish with Cajun seasoning.

There you have it. A delicious and healthy way to get more fish into your diet in under ten minutes.

Corvina recipes

Here are a few of our favorite recipes using corvina.

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Yield: 2 servings

How to make broiled corvina

How to make broiled corvina

Broiled corvina is a lightening fast meal, perfect for weeknight cooking.

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Position oven rack 6 inches below broiler. Pre-heat broiler to 500°F.
  2. Season corvina fillets with Cajun seasoning, or whatever seasoning you prefer.
  3. Place seasoned fish on parchment-lined baking sheet and slide into the oven.
  4. Broil fish for 6 - 8 minutes. Remove from oven and let fish cool slightly on sheet pan for 2 - 3 minutes before serving.

Notes

This recipe can easily be double, tripled, etc. Cooking time will not vary, just increase the amounts as needed.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1 fillet

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 181Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 75mgSodium: 1757mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 34g

Nutrition information calculated by a third-party company as a courtesy. It is intended as a guideline only.

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