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Salmon with Ginger Quinoa
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Salmon with Ginger Quinoa

Salmon, cucumbers and quick pickled onions on a gingery quinoa make this grain bowl - Salmon with Ginger Quinoa easy and delicious! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 479kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons shredded ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 3 green onions thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 salmon filets
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 cucumber seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced (I used pickled red onions)
  • 1 cup basil leaves (I omitted)
  • lime wedge to serve

Instructions

  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add the ginger and the garlic and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes. Add the quinoa and cook, stirring for about 10 minutes or until it's lightly toasted. Add the green onions and soy sauce and toss to combine.
  • While the quinoa is cooking, heat the rest of the oil in a medium frying pan over high heat. Cook the salmon for 3-5 minutes per side to your desired degree of doneness. Divide the quinoa and the salmon between 4 plates. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add the cucumber and red onions and basil. Serve with a lime wedge.

Nutrition

Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 587mg | Potassium: 1179mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 7.9mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 3.2mg