This recipe brings together the unique flavours of cajun spice, orange, fennel and mint. It is deliciously fresh and will keep you feeling full and satisfied while ticking your key nutritional goals of protein, fibre, vegetables and healthy fats.

You can throw this meal together in under 20 minutes for an easy weeknight dinner.

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Cajun Fish and Noodle salad

This recipe brings together the unique flavours of cajun spice, orange, fennel and mint. It is deliciously fresh and will keep you feeling full and satisfied while ticking your key nutritional goals of protein, fibre, vegetables and healthy fats.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: fish, noodles
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 467kcal

Ingredients

  • 800 g fish, fillet, white (snapper, basa, whiting)
  • 200 g noodles, brown rice vermicelli
  • 2 tbsp oil, olive
  • 2 lettuce, cos finely sliced
  • 1 fennel finely sliced
  • ½ bunch chives finely diced
  • ½ bunch mint, fresh finely sliced
  • 1 orange skin removed, cut into rounds
  • 3 tsp cajun seasoning

Instructions

  • Lightly sprinkle one side of the fish fillets with cajun seasoning.
  • Heat a non-stick frying pan over high heat and add half the oil. Cook the fish for 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from the heat and set aside to rest.
  • Cook the brown rice noodles as per the packet directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Combine the noodles, lettuce, fennel, chives, mint and orange slices and the remaining oil and toss to combine.
  • Divide the noodle salad over 4 plates and top with a fillet of fish. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Whole Foods: 87%
1 serve of this recipe provides: 
  • 1 serve carbohydrate 
  • 1 serve protein
  • 1½ serve vegetables
  • ¼ serve fruit
  • 1 serve fat

Nutrition

Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 262mg | Fiber: 5g