Pan-Seared Halibut over Black Rice and Mixed Green Salad

Perfect for Saturday night healthy dinner or date night! Try this Pan-seared Halibut served over black rice with a mixed green salad, with simple lemon vinaigrette.

Ingredients:

Directions:

Vinaigrette

Mix or blend 3/4 cup of olive oil less 2 tablespoons with lemon juice sprinkle in salt and pepper to taste. 

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Black Rice

Cook the organic black rice in a rice maker using a ration of 1 cup of rice to 2 cups of water. If you are cooking in a pan ensure to keep a lid on the rice and cook for about 40-50 minutes until rice is the desired texture on medium heat. Check that the rice has enough water to cook. Never stir the rice as this will make it clumpy.

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Halibut

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly dry the halibut with a paper towel to take away any moisture. Lightly dress the Halibut in olive oil about 1 tablespoon and sprinkle salt. Heat pan on medium heat with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Pan-sear halibut in oven-safe pan on one side for 3 minutes. Baste the halibut with the oil in the pan for about 2 more minutes. After, place the pan in the hot oven for about 7-8 minutes to finish.

Mix baby greens with vinaigrette and set aside.

To plate: place a spoonful of rice in a shallow bowl, place halibut over rice, sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. After, top the halibut with the mixed green salad.

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