Pan-seared fish with couscous tabbouleh salad
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
1 cup wholemeal couscous
4 tomatoes, finely chopped
2 cups telegraph cucumber, diced
1 yellow capsicum, finely diced
1 red onion, finely diced
Large handful of parsley and/or mint, finely chopped
2 lemons, juice and rind
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
4 (180g each) firm white fish fillets (such as hoki, hake, orange roughy, trevally, blue cod)
1 tablespoon Tuscan or Cajun seasoning
1 lemon cut into wedges, to serve
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 2g
Dietary fibre 9g
1 In a large bowl, prepare couscous according to packet instructions.
2 Add tomatoes, cucumber, capsicum, onion, parsley and/or mint, lemon rind and juice, olive oil and black pepper to the couscous. Toss well and set aside.
3 Spray a large frying pan with oil. Place over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fish with seasoning and cook for 2-3 minutes each side or until cooked through. Serve fish on top of the tabbouleh with lemon wedges.
Make it gluten free: Use quinoa or gluten-free couscous instead of couscous and check seasonings are gluten free.