Sesame-Ginger Whitefish with Quinoa & Zucchini

Want to feel sophisticated and classy without actually doing much work? Then check out this healthy and super-simple recipe that will make you think of fish, veggies, and quinoa in a whole new way.

Active Time: 15 mins Total Time: 30 mins


  • cod (or any white fish)
  • quinoa
  • zucchini
  • oil or butter


  • -1 part ground or fresh ginger
  • -1 part sesame seeds
  • -sesame oil

Equipment Needed:

  • Pan
  • Pot
  • Stovetop

Step 1: Cook quinoa according to package instructions
Step 2: Oil and season cod (or any white fish)
Step 3: Heat oil or butter in a pan over medium-high heat
Step 4: Cook cod for 2-4 minutes per side, until easily pierced with a fork. If you have enough oil or butter in your pan, use a spoon to baste the fish after you flip it
Step 5: Dice zucchini into small pieces
Step 6: Heat oil or butter in a pan over medium heat
Step 7: Saute zucchini for 7-10 minutes, until zucchini begin to brown on the outside and develop a slight crunch. Stir occasionally, every 2-3 minutes or so.
Step 8: Plate cod (or any white fish), quinoa, and zucchini together and serve!

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