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15-Minute Steamed Halibut with Bok Choy

15-Minute Steamed Halibut with Bok Choy

This dish is a great example of how you can prepare several foods at one time by steaming them all together. You come out with a great tasting meal in only takes a matter of minutes! The variety of foods also increases the number of nutrients you will derive from this meal. Enjoy!

15-Minute Steamed Halibut with Bok Choy15-Minute Steamed Halibut with Bok Choy

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 pieces of halibut filet, or steaks, about 5-6 oz each
  • 1 medium onion, cut in half and sliced medium thick
  • 5 cups chopped bok choy, cut into 1/2-inch slices (remove tips of leaves and discard)
  • 2 cups thickly sliced fresh shiitake mushrooms, 1/2-inch thick), stems removed
  • Dressing
  • 1/3 cup minced scallion
  • 3 medium cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 TBS finely minced fresh ginger
  • 3 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 1 TBS tamari (soy sauce
  • 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and white pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Slice onion, chop bok choy, and press garlic and let them sit for at least 5 minutes to bring out their health-promoting properties.
  2. Mix together dressing ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Add 2-inches of water to the bottom of a steamer and bring to a boil.
  4. Layer the onion, bok choy, mushrooms, and halibut, in this order, in the steamer basket. Cover, and steam for about 3-5 minutes. Sprinkle a little salt and white pepper over halibut before steaming.
  5. Serve on a platter with halibut nestled on top of vegetables and drizzle dressing over all of it.

Serves 4

Serving Suggestion: Serve with

  • Seaweed Rice

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15-Minute Halibut with Avocado Salsa

Today’s Recipe

If you don’t know what to serve for dinner tonight .

Get an extra boost of health-promoting vitamin A from the tomatoes and heart-healthy monounsatured fats from the avocados in this great addition to your Healthiest Way of Eating.

15-Minute Halibut with Avocado Salsa

15-Minute Halibut with Avocado Salsa

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 6 medium cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/4 cup minced scallion
  • 1-2 tsp finely minced jalapeno pepper
  • 3 TBS chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 medium ripe but firm avocado, diced into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup + 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 4 6 oz halibut steaks or fillets
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Press garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out its health-promoting properties.
  2. Mix together garlic, scallions, jalapeno pepper, cilantro, tomatoes, avocado, 1/4 cup lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  3. Heat 2 inches of water in the bottom of a steamer and let it come to a boil.
  4. Rub halibut with 1TBS lemon juice and season with a little salt and black pepper. Place in steamer and steam 10 minutes for every inch of thickness. (e.g., 5 minutes if it is 1/2-inch thick)
  5. Place fish on plate, and top with salsa.

Serves 4

Serving Suggestion: Serve with Mexican Corn on the Cob and Green Salad

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