If you love fish don’t overlook this recipe! This smoked fish & red rice pilaf is a delicious idea for a healthy dinner after a long day at work. Enjoy!

 

 

  • preparation: 5 min
  • cooking: 25 min
  • ready in about: 30 min

SERVES 2

 

  • 1/2 cup red rice or basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup green lentils
  • 1 onion, cut in cubes
  • 150 g smoked haddock or hot smoked salmon in 1 piece (haddock is better)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 bunch parsley, roughly chopped
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt & pepper

1. Cook the lentils in boiling water until tender, drain.

2. At the same time cook and drain the rice.

TIP:

Please do not overcook lentils nor rice, just al dente is enough, because you will be heating them 3-5 minutes more – all ingredients together!

3. Fry an onion in two spoons of olive oil in a big frying pan over a medium heat until golden-brown.

4. Pour hot rice and lentils on fried onion in the pan.

5. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon turmeric.

6. Add the fish fillet’s flakes to the pan, cover for about 3-5 minutes until the fish is just cooked.

7. Place hot dish on a serving plate and immediately squeeze over the lemon and serve topped with lemon zest, parsley and extra virgin olive oil as much you like.

TIME:

  • preparation: 5 min
  • cooking: 25 min
  • ready in about: 30 min

INGREDIENTS:

SERVES 2

  • 1/2 cup red rice or basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup green lentils
  • 1 onion, cut in cubes
  • 150 g smoked haddock or hot smoked salmon in 1 piece (haddock is better)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 bunch parsley, roughly chopped
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt & pepper

METHOD:

1. Cook the lentils in boiling water until tender, drain.

2. At the same time cook and drain the rice.

TIP:

Please do not overcook lentils nor rice, just al dente is enough, because you will be heating them 3-5 minutes more – all ingredients together!

3. Fry an onion in two spoons of olive oil in a big frying pan over a medium heat until golden-brown.

4. Pour hot rice and lentils on fried onion in the pan.

5. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon turmeric.

6. Add the fish fillet’s flakes to the pan, cover for about 3-5 minutes until the fish is just cooked.

7. Place hot dish on a serving plate and immediately squeeze over the lemon and serve topped with lemon zest, parsley and extra virgin olive oil as much you like.