Family-friendly fare


Looking for some healthy and tasty dishes to whip up for the family? Try these two recipes packed with ingredients that are good sources of fibre and protein

Zesty Quinoa Salad


56g quinoa

80ml water

1 lime, juiced

1 avocado, diced

30g carrots, diced

30g mango, diced

30g kidney beans

30g tomatoes, diced

40g red capsicum, diced

40g cilantro

30g dried cranberries

20g sliced almonds

20g shallots, diced

1 tsp Masala powder

Dash of salt and pepper to taste


  1. Add all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Combine and toss the ingredients.
  3. Serve as a main dish or side salad.

Pan-seared Barramundi with Braised Lentils


180g barramundi fillet

50g green lentils
(soaked for 1 hour)

10g carrots, diced

10g celery, diced

10g onion, diced

10g potato, diced

200ml vegetable stock

Shiso leaves to garnish

Dash of salt and pepper

Drizzle of extra virgin olive oil


  1. Sauté onion, carrot and celery with olive oil until cooked but not brown.
  2. Add in soaked lentils and cook for two minutes.
  3. Pour in vegetable stock, boil it and simmer until 80 per cent cooked.
  4. Add the diced potato and continue cooking until the lentils and potato become soft. Season with salt and pepper, and set aside.
  5. Lightly season the barramundi fillet with salt and pepper.
  6. Sear the fillet (skin down first) in a pan until the skin is crispy and cook the other side.
  7. Place the fillet on the braised lentils, garnish with shiso and drizzle with olive oil.


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Recipes courtesy of ibis Singapore on Bencoolen (Quinoa Salad); ibis Singapore Novena (Barramundi)