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Round white place with crispy white fish, rice and pineapple and avocado salad.

Get the recipe: Crispy White Fish with Pineapple & Avocado Chunks

5 stars (7 ratings)
An excellent way to serve fish to your toddler - seasoned to perfection and cooked until crispy on the outside yet still tender on the inside. Served with a side of pineapple and avocado chunks and cilantro brown rice for the win.


For Fish

  • 1 tbsp olive oil or butter
  • 2 large filets of firm white fish cod, halibut, grouper or your favorite fish
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp mild chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 lime

For Pineapple & Avocado Chunks

  • 1/2 cup pineapple chopped
  • 1 avocado peeled and cut into chunks

For Cilantro Rice

  • 2 cups

    cooked brown rice

  • 1 tbsp butter or olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro finely chopped


  • Sprinkle both sides of the fish with the cumin, chili powder, garlic powder and pepper and rub into the fish with your fingers.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add in the fish and cook for about 4 minutes on the first side, or until brown. Carefully flip the filets and cook for roughly 2-3 minutes more, or until brown and crispy.
  • In a medium bowl, add in the pineapple chunks and avocado and gently toss.
  • In another medium bowl, take the warm cooked rice and add in the butter and cilantro. Stir until combined and butter is melted.
  • Serve the fish with a side of the rice and a small bowl of the pineapple and avocado chunks. Serve with a squeeze of lime.


Rice Options: you can use cooked brown, white or cauliflower rice in this recipe. 
Yield: 2 small and 2 adult
Age: 9+ months

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