Thursday, July 11, 2013

Recipe of the Day

Indian-Spiced Salmon with Basmati Rice

This recipe provides 4 servings       (serving size: 1 fillet and approx. 1/2 cup rice)



4 (6-ounce) skinless salmon fillets
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
Cooking Spray


2 cups water
1 cup uncooked basemati rice
1/4- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
4 teaspoons roasted salted cashew pieces
3 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


1) To prepare rice, bring 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in rice and a 1/4 teaspoon sea salt; cover, reduce heat, and cook for approx. 20 mins, until rice is tender. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and cashews. Keep rice warm.

2) To prepare salmon, preheat broiler.

3) Combine ginger and the next 5 ingredients. Rub spice mixture evenly over salmon. Place fillets on a broiler pan or baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cover with foil; broil 6 mins. Remove foil; broil from an additional 4 mins., until desired degree of doneness. Serve salmon with rice.

Nutritional value per serving:

Total calories: 550
Protein: 38 grams
Carbs: 47 grams
Sodium: 550 mg
Total Fat: 20 grams  (saturated 4 grams)


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