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15 minute Steamed Halibut with Bok Choy

This dish is a great example of how you can prepare several foods at one time by layering foods that take about the equal amount and steaming them all together. You come out with a great tasting meal in only takes a matter of minutes! The variety of foods also increases the number of nutrients you will derive from this meal. Enjoy!

15 minute Steamed Halibut with Bok Choy Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes



  1. Slice onion, chop bok choy and press garlic and let them sit for at least 5 minutes to bring out their health-promoting properties.
  2. Mix together dressing ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Add 2-inches of water to the bottom of a steamer and bring to a boil.
  4. Layer the onion, bok choy, mushrooms and halibut, in this order, in the steamer basket, cover, and steam for about 3-5 minutes. Sprinkle a little salt and white pepper over halibut before steaming.
  5. Serve on a platter with halibut nestled on top of vegetables and drizzle sauce over all of it. Serves 4

    Serving Suggestion: Serve with

Healthy Cooking Tips:

Check your halibut filet or steak in about 2 minutes once it begins to steam with a fork or tip of a knife. It should flake fairly easily when it's done. Keep checking about every 30 seconds or minute to ensure it doesn't get over cooked. Cooking time will vary depending on the thickness of the fish.

Nutritional Profile

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15 Minute Steamed Halibut with Bok Choy
1.00 serving
283.00 grams
210.70 calories
Nutrient Amount %DV Nutrient
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
tryptophan 0.29 g 90.6 7.7 excellent
vitamin D 326.85 IU 81.7 7.0 excellent
selenium 51.35 mcg 73.4 6.3 very good
vitamin C 40.59 mg 67.7 5.8 very good
protein 26.46 g 52.9 4.5 very good
vitamin K 35.39 mcg 44.2 3.8 very good
vitamin A 2210.97 IU 44.2 3.8 very good
vitamin B3 (niacin) 7.85 mg 39.3 3.4 very good
vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 0.66 mg 33.0 2.8 good
phosphorus 312.27 mg 31.2 2.7 good
magnesium 121.60 mg 30.4 2.6 good
potassium 847.79 mg 24.2 2.1 good
omega 3 fatty acids 0.55 g 22.9 2.0 good
vitamin B12 (cobalamin) 1.34 mcg 22.3 1.9 good
copper 0.42 mg 21.0 1.8 good
folate 82.77 mcg 20.7 1.8 good
vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) 1.82 mg 18.2 1.6 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DV>=75% OR Density>=7.6 AND DV>=10%
very good DV>=50% OR Density>=3.4 AND DV>=5%
good DV>=25% OR Density>=1.5 AND DV>=2.5%

In-Depth Nutritional Profile for 15 minute Steamed Halibut with Bok Choy