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Valentines Day 2020

Pan Fried Haddock w/Wilted Spinach and Black Beans

Simple, easy, healthy and elegant Valentine's Day dinner, that you can make in under 10 minutes. From Cooking Secrets for Men. This is a great "Date" recipe to serve at home.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Fish or Seafood
Keyword: Valentine's Day
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 244kcal


  • 3 different pans, one for each part of the dish


For the Black Beans

  • 1 15oz Can of Black Beans
  • 1 tbsp Cumin
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Stock added as needed

For the Spinach

  • 1 5oz Bag of fresh baby spinach
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste

For the Fish

  • 2 6oz Filet of white fish Haddock, Cod, Tilapia, Sea Bass or other fish - one for each of you
  • 1 tsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Emeril’s Essence or similar seasoning


  • If you have the space, heat three pans on medium heat, one each for the beans, fish and spinach. If not, cook one at a time, in the order below.
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  • Heat the oil in each pan over medium heat

For The Beans

  • Empty the can of beans in a sauce pan
  • Add cumin and about 2 tablespoons of chicken broth.
  • Let the liquid cook down and add broth as needed.
  • Let beans simmer until ready to serve the fish

For the fish

  • Heat the oil and butter in a sauté pan over medium high heat.
  • Add the fish
  • Add Emeril's seasoning salt to the fish and cook on one side for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Turn the fish over, add more seasoning salt to the other side and cook until done, about another 3 minutes

For the Spinach

  • In a large wok or large sauté pan, heat the oil.
  • Add the spinach at the last minute and stir to wilt. The spinach will be done in about one minute.

To Assemble the Dish

  • Place the wilted spinach on the plate,
  • Put one serving of black beans on the spinach, and
  • Place the fish on top of the Black Beans
  • Garnish with lemon wedges and enjoy!
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Serving: 6oz | Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 16.4g | Saturated Fat: 1.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8.6g | Cholesterol: 14.1mg | Sodium: 106.2mg | Potassium: 33.2mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 0.9g | Vitamin A: 18867IU | Vitamin C: 17.6mg | Calcium: 245mg | Iron: 6.4mg
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