I love to cook delicious meals that are both loaded with lots of nutrients providing you with heaps of energy leaving you feeling amazing!
This first recipe is one I came across in one of my old food magazines. True to form I adjusted it slightly, mainly because we didn’t have quite all the ingredients …. But anyhow it came out fresh, fragrant and loaded with all important nutrients!
Wash and drain the lentils and then cook in a pan of boiling water for 15-20min then drain and set aside.
Heat the coconut oil in a pan and lightly fry spring onions then add in the chopped garlic and grated ginger and spices and lightly brown.
Season the cod with salt and paper and the 1/2 the lime juice and place on a roasting tin. Cook in the oven at 180oc for 10-15 min or until the flesh has turned white and its cooked throughout.
Next add the lentils, coconut milk kaffir leaf and remaining lime juice to the pan and cook for 5mins.
Lastly add the spinach and coriander to the pan and cook until just wilted season with salt and pepper.
Serve the cod with the lentil curry and garnish with coriander. Brown basmatii rice is a great accompaniment to this dish.
100g green lentils
3 spring onions(finely chopped)
good handful of coriander
1 garlic clove
10g grated ginger
200ml coconut milk
juice of 1 lime
2 skinless cod fillets
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1tsp cumin seeds
1 kaffir lime leaf(optional)
Some keys ingredients and their benefits …….
The cod is packed full of protein and is also a good source of vitamin B12 essential for a healthy nervous system.
Green lentils are rich in soluble fibre and also protein as well as counting as 1 of your 5 a day.
Spinach speaks for its self ! popeye food ! full of antioxidant keeping you youthful and iron which helps transports blood across the body. Its also a great source of vitamin A,C,K and B2.