Baked Salmon

Baked salmon is a delicious and healthy meal option for any day of the week. Aside from being a great source of protein, it also contains healthy omega fats, B-vitamins, and antioxidants that are good for your brain and heart. It’s also a great way to curb your appetite by keeping you fuller longer. Below, I describe my favorite recipe for salmon that make at least once a week.

Materials: Square grill pan, stove, cutting board, boiling pot, skillet, tongs

Ingredients: Olive oil, salmon fillet, fresh thyme, lemon, salt, pepper, spinach, garlic, wild rice, water

Preparation:

  • Remove the salmon fillet from packaging and wash well between the scales.
  • Pre-wash spinach
  • Peel and dice 4 cloves of garlic
  • Boil 3 cups of hot water in pot on stove

Instructions:  

  • Salmon
    • Place salmon fillet on top of cutting board and rub 1 tspn of olive oil and fresh thyme all over
    • Add a pinch of salt and pepper
    • Preheat grill pan
    • Drizzle 2 tbspns of olive oil
    • Add seasoned salmon fillet to the pan
    • Cook on both sides until well done
    • Squeeze a slice of lemon onto the lemon
  • Wild Rice
    • Boil 3 cups water
    • Add in 1 cup uncooked wild rice reduce and stir until water comes to a simmer
    • Covered pot for 40-45 minutes or just until kernels puff open.
    • Uncover and fluff with a fork and simmer an additional five minutes.
    • Drain off any excess liquid.
  • Spinach
    • Preheat skillet
    • Add 2 tbspns of olive oil
    • Add diced garlic to skillet and stir
    • Add a pinch of salt and pepper
    • Add spinach and stir

Try this recipe and tag #ilynsi with a photo so I can see! Comment below and let me know what you think.


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