Pan-Seared White Fish with Peas and Lentils

Pan-Seared White Fish with Peas and Lentils
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White fish, Pea, lentils, skillet

A delicious and flavorful dish featuring pan-seared white fish served with peas and lentils.


  • 4 x 6 oz white fish fillets
  • 1 cup split red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish


  1. Preheat your skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Season the fish fillets with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the olive oil to the skillet and swirl it around. Now, add the diced onion and cook until it's translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the minced garlic and cook for another minute, until fragrant.
  5. Add the split red lentils and cook for 1-2 minutes, until they start to brown.
  6. Add the peas and cook until they're tender, about 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the white fish fillets to the skillet and sear for 2-3 minutes on each side, until cooked through.
  8. Serve the fish on top of the pea and lentil mixture, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves.

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