Baked Fish Recipe with Bok Choy and Brown Rice - Daily Burn

Early iterations of sushi might have been made with brown rice, says Mori Onodera, former chef and owner of Michelin-starred restaurant Mori Sushi in Los Angeles and current co-owner of Tamaki Farms, Inc., a rice farm in Uruguay. But in modern times, making the perfect sushi roll means balancing the flavors and textures of the rice on the outside and the fish, vegetable, or egg on the inside. Brown rice, says Onodera, upsets that delicate balance.

Great recipe!Love that it’s simple to do, gets important fish into the diet and love the addition of the humble brown rice.🙂 Simone

My contribution for Your Weekly Feed # 25 is a Nearly Peri Peri Baked Fish with Lemon Coriander Brown Rice. It’s “nearly” because I didn’t use chilli so the girls would eat it but by all means add some hot chilli and make it Peri Peri. It’s not the most glamorous looking meal but it is really tasty, healthy not to mention pretty easy to make too.

fish, chicken, brown rice, eggs and protein

Spoon a good 1/2 cup of brown rice onto each individual dinner plate and top each with a fish steak. Whitefish, Menhaden Fish Meal (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Glucosamine), Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Peas, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Pea Protein, Natural Flavor, Dried Tomato Pomace, Potatoes, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Calcium Carbonate, Dried Chicory Root, Potato Starch, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Caramel, Dicalcium Phosphate, DL-Methionine, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Garlic, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Oil of Rosemary, Blueberries, Cranberries, Apples, Blackberries, Pomegranate, Spinach, Pumpkin, Barley Grass, Dried Kelp, Parsley, Turmeric, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Copper Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), L-Lysine, Taurine, Biotin (Vitamin B7), Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, L-Carnitine, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Beta Carotene, Dried Yeast, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite.

Ahi fish with Cajun spice and brown rice

Staying for one night near UC Davis for an all-day conference the next day on campus, I wandered around some of the downtown streets near the hotel to see what looked good for a quick meal to go. I was intrigued by the great smells of grilling food coming from FIsh's Wild but wanted to see other options -- yet I ended up deciding that Fish's Wild had the best aroma of food cooking and seemed as if it would be fastest. I think I made the right choice.

The menu is straightforward: numerous fish from Barramundi to Salmon to Tilapia to Shrimp to Mahi Mahi and a few chicken and meat items, most of which seem to be available as entrees with two sides (like rice and vegetables or fries and vegetables) or in salads or in wraps or tacos. I decided on the Grilled Shrimp Wrap, which seemed healthy since it was grilled and listed as having rice, cabbage, carrot, tomato, mango, and house chipotle cream sauce in it. (Ok, maybe "cream sauce" isn't the healthiest, but you have to have some sort of moistness with those ingredients.)

Wow. It wasn't what I'd consider a "wrap" but more of a burrito -- a big one, maybe 8-10 inches in length and possibly at least an inch in diameter! The numerous good-sized grilled shrimp inside were not not bunched up on one end or the other of the wrap but evenly distributed, and the crunchiness of the vegetables and the outer light char on the shrimp were a nice counterpoint to the softness of the brown rice and small diced pieces of mango. There was a perfect amount of sauce inside too -- not so much that the burrito (I'm just going to call it that) was dripping from where I had bitten or out the other end while I ate it but enough to add a flavorful kick to the taste every now and then.

I happily chomped this take-out meal in my hotel room, and it filled me up nicely without any of the sides. Yes, I could have eaten there at one of the cafeteria-like tables such as described by other reviewers; yes, I could have ordered a side of fries; yes, I could have ordered one of the daily special $5 rice bowls--but for under $10 I could kick back with a great --and quickly made--shrimp burrito in my hotel room after a two-hour drive in rush-hour traffic in my jammies. Now that's a good way to relax before an all-day academic conference!

Blue Buffalo Small Breed Adult Fish and Brown Rice 26/14 15 lb.