Seasoned Haddock w/ Roasted Asparagus and Brown and Wild Rice

Todays Menu: Seasoned Haddock w/ Roasted Asparagus and Brown and Wild Rice

For Breakfast this morning I made a Breakfast Sandwich. To prepare it I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin, I lightly fried 4 slices of Boars Head Sweet Slice Ham, and added a 1/2 slice of Boars Head Swiss Cheese. Breakfast is served! Also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Partly cloudy and 55 degrees outside today. It looks as though we have some snow flurries moving in by tomorrow evening, tis the Season! Not a lot going on today. Got the cart out along with my trusty rake and raked the back yard. Everything done and an afternoon of NFL Football. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Seasoned Haddock w/ Roasted Asparagus and Brown and Wild Rice.

Had not had Haddock in a while and it sounded good! I had purchased the Haddock from Kroger yesterday. I had already rinsed the fillets off in cold water and cut the fillet into 4 pieces. So to prepare them I seasoned them with just a bit of Sea Salt and put the pieces in a Hefty Zip Plastic Bag where I then added Zatarains Lemon Pepper Breading Mix. Shook until the pieces were well coated. Shook off the excess and pan fried them in Extra Light Olive Oil, frying them about 3 minutes per side until golden brown. Haddock and Zatarains Lemon Pepper Mix, the perfect combo. The Zatarains Breading and Seasonings are my favorites. I love this Haddock it cooks up so nice and easy and I love the flavor and how meaty it is.

I first turned the stove on at 400 degrees for my Roasted Asparagus. To prepare the Asparagus I just needed Extra Light Olive Oil, McCormick Garlic Salt, McCormick Grinders of Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. Rinse cleaned the Asparagus and cut the tough ends off of the Asparagus before Seasoning. Laid the Asparagus Spears out in a single layer on a foil lined baking sheet. First put some Extra Light Olive Oil across the Asparagus and then my Seasonings. Placed the pan in oven and cook for approximately 8 minutes. Topped it with a sprinkle of Kraft Reduced Fat Parmesan Cheese before serving.

For my Rice Im using Uncle Bens Ready Whole Grain Medley Brown and Wild Rice. It comes in a micowavable package. I guess one my favorites from the Uncle Bens Ready Rice, all though I love using them all. Another tasty and easy to fix item, just microwave for 90 seconds and its ready. Haddock, Asparagus, and Rice make a delicious trio! I also had a slice of Aunt Millies Light Whole Grain Bread that I lightly Buttered with I Cant Believe Its Not Butter. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

The haddock is a saltwater fish from the family Gadidae, the true cods, it is the only species in the monotypic genus Melanogrammus. Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Haddock, cooked
Amount Per 1 fillet (150 g)
Calories 136
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.8 g 1%
Saturated fat 0.2 g 1%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 99 mg 33%
Sodium 391 mg 16%
Potassium 527 mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0 g 0%
Sugar 0 g
Protein 30 g 60%


Now, in just 90 seconds, you can have a delicious wholesome medley of brown rice, wild rice and red rice, with UNCLE BENS WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY Brown & Wild Rice perfectly seasoned with herbs and spices. Plus, its made with 100% whole grains and meets the full daily requirement of whole grains in just one serving! The microwaveable pouch eliminates prep and cleanup. See cooking instructions for WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY Brown & Wild Rice below. UNCLE BENS. PERFECT EVERY TIME.

Nutritional claims & product benefits
* Meets the Full Daily Requirement of Whole Grains
* Cholesterol Free
* 0g Trans Fat
* No Saturated Fat
* 100% Whole Grain
* Good Source of Fiber

Cooking instructions
1 Squeeze WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY Brown & Wild Rice pouch to separate rice.
2 Tear 2 inches to vent.
3 Heat on HIGH for 90 seconds.
4 Serve immediately.

Cooking time for 2 pouches = 2 minutes. Microwave times may vary. Take care when handling and opening the hot pouch. Refrigerate unused portion.

In the skillet
1 Gently squeeze the sides of the pouch to break apart the rice and pour contents into a skillet. Add 2 Tbsp. of water and heat.
2 Stir rice occasionally until heated thoroughly.
3 Serve immediately.

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