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Steamed halibut on greens with cucumber and garlic dressing

Steamed halibut on greens with cucumber and garlic dressing
Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Everyone has favorite recipes they make over and over. This salad is one of mine. It comes together easily because I keep cooked brown rice on hand. To make the rice, steam 1 cup brown rice with 1 1/4 cups ... Read more

Total time: 20 minutes | Serves 2
  • 1 (8-ounce) halibut steak
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and cut in half
  • 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 tomato, cut into wedges

Step 1Steam halibut in steamer basket over simmering water until fish flakes easily when tested with fork, about 10 minutes. Let halibut cool to room temperature and serve, or cover and chill up to 2 days.

Step 2Seed 1/2 cucumber, then mince. Combine minced cucumber, yogurt, garlic, dill and salt. Cover and chill until ready to assemble salad.

Step 3Divide greens between 2 serving plates. Slice remaining 1/2 cucumber and arrange around greens. Spoon rice over greens. Remove any skin and bones from fish and flake fish. Arrange on top of rice and surround salad with tomato wedges. Spoon dressing over salads.


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