Broiled Halibut with Mango Avocado Salsa

If you’re looking for a quick, easy and delicious dish to add to your menu this week, look no further! Not only is this recipe tasty, but it’s packed with vitamins and minerals. One of the things we’re talking about this month is sleep. And the foods you eat can have a huge impact on your sleep quality.

Halibut, the star of this show, contains Tryptophan, Magnesium, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin D which are 5 of the vitamins that play a significant role in your sleep.

Mangoes are also loaded with vitamins and minerals that aid in our sleep. They’re rich in vitamin B6, potassium, magnesium and copper.

To read more about the myriad of chemicals, amino acids, enzymes, nutrients, and hormones that work together to help regulate our sleep cycle and improve the quality of our sleep, check out Megan’s blog post on Foods Good For Sleep.

Broiled Halibut with Mango Avocado Salsa
Prep 10 min
Cooking 10 min
Serves 2

INGREDIENTS

For the halibut:

  • 2 (5 ounce) halibut filets

  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • Salt to taste

For the mango avocado salsa:

  • 1 mango, peeled, pitted and diced (200g)

  • 1 small avocado, peeled, pitted and diced (100g)

  • 1 tbsp lime juice

  • 2 green onions, sliced

  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro

  • Salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Place the halibut filets on a foil lined baking sheet and sprinkle with salt

  2. Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice and garlic and coat each filet

  3. Let the fish set for about 10 minutes

  4. Combine all of the ingredients for the mango avocado salsa in a bowl and set aside

  5. Set your broiler to high and cook the fish for 8-10 minutes

  6. Top each filet with the mango avocado salsa and serve with rice or cauliflower rice

Nutrition Facts
Servings 2
Amount Per Serving:
Calories 338
Total Fat 14 g
Total Carbohydrate 22 g
Protein 31 g

Author: Ashley Beaver, VP at BIN, @myactiveroots, myactiveroots.com