Jess Sepel’s one pan Asian snapper with sweet potato & broccoli
Try out Jess Sepel’s nourishing one-pan Asian snapper recipe
I’m obsessed with simple one-pan dinners; they really prove that cooking healthy meals for you and your family can be easy!
White fish is a great source of protein, vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids – which are essential for powering your brain. Paired with the broccoli, which is packed full of fibre (good for gut health) and the vitamin C in the sweet potato, this nourishing and delicious mid-week meal is bound to be a crowd-pleaser.
This recipe works perfectly with any white fish (snapper, John Dory, barramundi), but I recommend opting for whatever is local and in season.
2 fillets of white fish
1 sweet potato, cut into wedges
1 broccoli, cut into florets
1 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp sesame seeds
1 fresh red chilli, seeds removed and sliced
1 spring onion, thinly sliced
2 tbsp tamari sauce
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp raw honey
1 tsp chilli flakes
Preheat oven to 180°C
Line a baking tray and arrange chopped sweet potato on tray. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast in oven for 20-25 minutes
To make the marinade, add marinade ingredients in a small bowl and whisk to combine
After 20-25 minutes, remove pan from oven and carefully add broccoli florets and white fish onto pan. Drizzle with marinade and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Return to oven for 15-20 minutes, or until fish is cooked through. You can tell the fish is cooked when the meat is opaque (not translucent) and flaky
To serve, garnish with spring onion and fresh chilli
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Founder of JSHealth, author of two best-selling books and accredited nutritionist, Jessica Sepel is passionate about taking a balanced approach when it comes to food. Jess believes we need to give up diets to overhaul our relationship with food and advocates for moderation, mindfulness at meals and healthy body image.
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