Cajun Halibut with Sprouted Quinoa and Watercress

A plate full of Cajun Halibut with Sprouted Quinoa and Watercress

Cajun halibut with sprouted quinoa and watercress is a light and satisfying meal. The best things about fish, is that it doesn't' take long to cook. Wild halibut is by far my favorite kind of fish. It has a light flavor and goes well with just about anything, like sprouted quinoa.Quinoa has become very trendy among us health conscious people. It is low in calorie, but high in nutrients.  

Cajun Halibut with Sprouted Quinoa and Watercress Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sprouted quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 lb halibut
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • pinch of cayenne 
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup watercress 
  • 2 cherry tomatoes, sliced 
  • 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise 
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

How To: 

  1. Quinoa: In a small pot add 1/2 cup sprouted quinoa and 1 cup water, cover and cook on low heat for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork. 
  2. Halibut: Combine spices in a small bowl. Rub on halibut both sides. In a skillet heat up olive oil, add the halibut and fry each side for 5 minutes. 
  3. Dressing: Whisk well together mayonnaise, maple syrup, and apple cider vinegar.
  4. Arrange quinoa, halibut and watercress with tomatoes on a plate. Drizzle dressing on top of halibut.
* Serves 2