Cumin-Crusted Cod With Bulgur Pilaf

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 452 calories
    • Fat 26 g (4 g saturated fat)
    • Cholesterol 65 mg
    • Sodium 588 mg
    • Protein 31 g
    • Carbohydrate 25 g
    • Sugar 1 g
    • Fiber 9 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 45 mg

Cook the bulgur according to the package directions. Toss the cilantro, vinegar, radishes, jalapeño, 4 tablespoons of the oil, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and ¼ teaspoon of the pepper in a medium bowl. Add the cooked bulgur and toss again.

Sprinkle the cumin and the remaining salt and pepper over the fish. Heat the remaining oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Cook the fish until lightly browned and cooked through, 4 
to 5 minutes per side.

Spoon about 1 cup of the bulgur pilaf onto each plate. Top with 1 cod fillet and the avocado. Serve immediately.

Ingredients

  1. Check ¾ cup bulgur
  2. Check ½ cup loosely packed cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
  3. Check 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  4. Check 12 radishes, quartered
  5. Check 1 jalapeño, seeded 
and chopped
  6. Check 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  7. Check 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  8. Check ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided
  9. Check 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  10. Check 4 6-ounce boneless, 
skinless cod fillets
  11. Check 1 avocado, chopped

Directions

  1. Cook the bulgur according to the package directions. Toss the cilantro, vinegar, radishes, jalapeño, 4 tablespoons of the oil, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and ¼ teaspoon of the pepper in a medium bowl. Add the cooked bulgur and toss again.
  2. Sprinkle the cumin and the remaining salt and pepper over the fish. Heat the remaining oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Cook the fish until lightly browned and cooked through, 4 
to 5 minutes per side.
  3. Spoon about 1 cup of the bulgur pilaf onto each plate. Top with 1 cod fillet and the avocado. Serve immediately.