Salmon with Rice, Almonds, Pine Nuts, Vegetables and Salad




Salmon is not only rich in omega-3. This is a recipe for the perfect romantic dinner.

A ‘big’ recipe. Requires only half an hour to prepare but it has a few parts. It is absolutely healthy, loaded with good stuff. And when prepared with care it makes one of the most romantic dinners! Include wine and candles and no one will be able to resist you. Smile.

Salmon

Prepare all the ingredients, clean and cut vegetables. The best is to start cooking rice and steaming vegies. Salmon is next. It works out around the same time to finish all.

Once is all ready, only then we prepare nuts. These are done fast in a minute or two. They also require attention as they can get burned within few extra seconds.



(Serves 2)


Salad

In between cooking prepare 2 (or more) plates. Dress nicely with salad (lettuce, baby spinach, olive). Add few slices of red paprika for more colour. Squeeze lemon juice on it.


Rice

3/4 to 1 glass of Jasmine Rice***

1 table spoon Olive Oil

Black Pepper

1 and ½ glass Hot Water

Salt to taste

Chopped Parsley (green leaves)

*** If you replace it with Brown Rice allow more time for cooking

In a pot heat up tablespoon of olive oil, add ground pepper. When warm add rice and stir well for half a minute or so. (Don’t burn the rice!)

Add hot water. Reduce heat, stir regularly. Add little salt to your taste. By the time water had vaporised rice should be ready. If not (taste it) add little more water and keep cooking. Once finished add chopped parsley leaves and stir. Cover till served to keep it warm.

Note: Rice will be non-sticking due to oil. It is a very different way of preparing rice to Asia.


Vegetables

Pieces of broccoli, green beans, bok choy, carrots, celery... Virtually anything you like or have at home available, to your taste. Steam above boiling water till just cooked. Always avoid overcooking.

Salmon

2 portions Salmon

Optional – White wine

1-2 Chopped Cloves Garlic

2 table spoons Olive Oil

Black Pepper

Lime or Lemon

Heat a bit of olive oil in teflon pan. Add sliced garlic, fish portions and pepper. Brown both sides. (Optional - add few spoons of white wine).

Reduce heat and roast for approximately 10-12 minutes depending on the thickness (5-6 minutes each side). It is the best to finish cooking once it is just not ‘raw’ in the middle. By cooking any longer it will become drier – less and less juicy. This requires a little practice; or; checking the progress by cutting off a piece.

Note: It is better to marinate Salmon overnight in fridge. Ingredients: White wine and garlic, pepper.


Nuts – this is the funny part

40 grams Flaked Almonds

40 grams Pine Nuts

Sesame Oil

Almonds and Pine Nuts Detail

Why funny? It is very easy to burn nuts to ash.

Heat sesame oil in teflon pan. Once warm add almonds. Then pine nuts. Stir. As soon as any of them start turning darker (yellow-gold shade) remove from stove and keep stirring.

Immediately, before the colour becomes ‘gold-ish’ serve on plate.

Because the nuts are so tender, it takes only few extra seconds to burn them. We have to keep on mind they keep roasting due to heat even after removed from stove.

Arrange all nicely on plates. Add lemon to taste. It is great with white wine if you don’t worry too much about calories.




For more recipes and information on wellbeing, relationship and health visit

Healthy-Relationship-Dating.com
Copyright © 2009 http://www.healthy-relationship-dating.com
You may freely copy and reproduce this recipe as long as URLs are active and there are no changes to text.









Do You Have a Yummy Recipe To
Share?

Which one you LOVE the most?
---------------------------------------------------------------------

IMPORTANT Note on Copyright:
By submitting my own recipe I understand and agree this will be made free to copy and distribute. All recipes I submit are my own and free of any copyrights.

If you do not wish to make it available free to public for distribution, please, state it clearly in your submission.

[ ? ]

Upload 1-4 Pictures or Graphics (optional)[ ? ]

 

Click here to upload more images (optional)

Author Information (optional)

To receive credit as the author, enter your information below.

(first or full name)

(e.g., City, State, Country)

Submit Your Contribution

 submission guidelines.


(You can preview and edit on the next page)




Return to Healthy Recipes

To Return from Salmon to Home Page

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.