Chia-crusted salmon with tomato, basil & spinach rice

8
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
5 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

Dried chia seeds

1 Tbsp

Uncooked skinless wild salmon fillet

20 oz, four 5 oz fillets

Olive oil

3 tsp

Garlic clove(s)

3 clove(s), medium, sliced

Fresh cherry tomato(es)

8 oz, (about 1 1/2 cups)

Cooked basmati rice

2 cups

Fresh baby spinach

5 oz

Basil

2 Tbsp, chopped

Fresh lemon juice

1 tsp

Soy sauce

2 tsp

Instructions

  1. Place chia seeds on a large plate; dip 1 side of salmon fillets in chia seeds.
  2. Lightly coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook salmon, chia side down, for 2 minutes. Flip and cook for 2 minutes more or to your taste.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook garlic and tomatoes, stirring, for 2 minutes or until tomatoes are softened. Add rice, spinach, basil,lemon juice, and soy sauce; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes,or until heated through.
  4. Top rice mixture with salmon to serve

Notes

Serving size: 1 salmon fillet and about 250 ml (1 cup) rice mixture