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Healthy Recipes – Alaska Pacific cod loins

Healthy Recipes: Alaska Pacific cod loins steamed over saffron wild rice, chorizo and summer vegetables.

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1 red onion, finely sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tbsp olive oil
100g chorizo, sliced
1 yellow pepper, sliced
150g aubergine, cubed and seasoned
1 courgette, sliced
50g sun blushed tomatoes
250g wild rice
Pinch of saffron
2 tsp paprika
200ml white wine
300ml vegetable stock
500g Alaska Pacific cod loins, sliced into 5cm portions and seasoned
1 large handful coriander, chopped
1 spring onion, sliced
25g pistachios, chopped
½ lemon, to squeeze juice
Salt and black pepper


  • Sweat the onion and garlic in olive oil until translucent, then add the chorizo. Cook for a further minute to release the oils from the chorizo, then add the peppers, aubergine, courgette and sun blushed tomatoes
  • Once the vegetables have began to brown and soften, add the rice, a little saffron and paprika. Stir and then add in white wine and stock. Season well with salt and black pepper
  • Sit the cod on top of the rice and top each with a little saffron
  • Cover and cook on the hob for 20-30 minutes until the rice and cod are cooked
  • Serve with plenty of coriander and pistachios and squeeze over a little lemon juice

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