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Salmon and rice

🍳 40 min

🔥 392 cal

✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova


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Salmon and rice

28 g


45 g


12 g



Don't know how to take care of your family and friends? Make mouth-watering salmon and rice for them! Salmon will pack your body with nutrients like Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins B-5, B-12, E, D, protein, iron, and many more microelements so crucial for your health. Basmati rice is famous for its healthy carbs that boost your energy from the first taste. So, no time to wait. Let's start cooking!

Salmon and rice Recipe

Essential ingredients

  • Basmati rice

    100 g (½ cup)

  • Salmon fillet

    100 g (½ pieces)

  • Green string beans

    60 g (½ cup)

  • Garlic

    3 g (1 tsp)

  • Ginger

    5 g

  • Coconut milk

    90 g (0.3 cup)

  • Olive oil

    5 g (1 tsp)

  • Shallot

    30 g (1 pieces)

  • Lemon

    60 g (½ pieces)

Ingredients to taste

Salt, Black pepper, Basil, Parsley

How to make

Please follow the next steps:

  1. 1

    Grate the lemon zest and set aside.

  2. 2

    Pour water and coconut milk into a large jug.

  3. 3

    Heat the oil in the pan. Put chopped shallots and garlic. Sizzle gently for 5 minutes until they start to turn golden.

  4. 4

    Take the pan off the heat and add lemon zest, grated ginger, and rice. Add salt and pepper to your taste. Mix everything.

  5. 5

    Pour the coconut mixture over the rice mas and stir on medium heat. Liquid and rice mass proportions are 2/1. Scatter the basil leaves and simmer for 5 minutes.

  6. 6

    Put salmon filets on the top of the rice. Cover with a lid and simmer for 15-20 minutes more.

  7. 7

    Juice lemon in a small pan, adding water. Put green beans in that bowl. Simmer for 20 minutes while the fish is cooking.

  8. 8

    When the rice and salmon are ready, check on the green beans. Take them out of the water.

  9. 9

    Serve with scattered parsley and grated red chili pepper. Your mouth-watering lunch is ready!

Weight Loss Tips

  • Use spray cooking oil when you fry food. This will help you to use less oil for cooking.

  • If you don't like simmered or steamed salmon, there is an option of baking. Avoid the frying method. It increases your calorie intake because of the highly unhealthy fats.

  • Cooking Method


  • Recipe category

    Lunch, Dinner, Mediterranean, Rice

  • Recipe cuisine


  • Tools

    Knife, Grater, Cutting board, Small pan, Bowl, Jug

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