Besides being very tasty, with a nutritional point of view, carp meat is a very good choice. Dishes prepared with the carp have their nutritional value, especially because the meat is rich in protein, which contain valuable amino acids.
It is always better choice the river carp than the one fed in fishponds. That’s because of his way of nutrition. This fish is extremely healthy and it is preferable to eat it at least once a week.
Recipe for carp stuffed with mushrooms
Ingredients that you need:
- 1 carp (medium size)
- 300 g of mushrooms
- 1 onion
- 1 cup white wine
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 teaspoon parsley leaves
- sour cream
- 1 lemon
Preparation: Clean the carp wash it and leave to dry. Then cut it in several places and season with salt inside and out. Chopped onion fry in butter a little and add the mushrooms. When the mushrooms are softened, add pepper, nutmeg and white wine.
Fill the carp with the resulting mixture and close it with toothpicks. Coat it with butter and then put it to bake. When the fish is done, sprinkle the finely chopped garlic and parsley. Decorate the rings of lemon and possibly whole mushrooms. Also, you can use whatever decoration you find suitable.
Benefits and nutritional value of carp
Fresh carp contains in 100 g: 75.8 g of water, 18 g of protein and 4.8 g of fat. Energy value of carp is relatively high, so that 100 g of edible portion contains 531 kJ or 127 kcal.
It is rich in vitamins and minerals. There are vitamins A, E, B, and minerals like sodium, calcium, iron and zinc. It is rich in potassium and phosphorus.
Vitamins A and E belong to the natural antioxidants. Vitamin A is important for vision, healthy skin, hair and mucous membranes. Vitamin E has effect on the immune and endocrine systems, protection against atherosclerosis and wound healing. It can reduce the risk of heart disease and prevent premature aging of the skin.
B vitamins act to stimulate the metabolism, growth and cell division. Also acts to enhance immune and nervous system. Joint action can combat stress, depression and heart disease and blood vessels.
Phosphorus and potassium play an important role in the body. Potassium regulating the pH level, from which depend a number of other bodily functions such as blood pressure. It is also necessary in the metabolism of proteins and carbohydrates.
Phosphorus, the second most abundant mineral in the body, is important for forming and bone health. It stimulates muscle contractions and contributes to growth and tissue repair. Then it affects energy production, transmission of nerve impulses and the work of the heart and kidneys.
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