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Honey-Lemon Glazed Salmon With Buttery Ginger Rice

Salmon fillets, lightly flavored with fragrant ginger, lemon, honey and a touch of garlic make a nice choice for a simple, healthy weeknight meal. Served with the buttery, ginger-scented basmati rice, this meal is satisfying without being heavy.

Honey-Lemon Glazed Salmon With Buttery Ginger Rice

Honey-Lemon Glazed Salmon With Buttery Ginger Rice

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 to 1-1/4 lbs salmon fillet, skin removed
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons orange-blossom honey
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • For the rice:
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, very finely chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, very finely chopped
  • 3 cups cooked basmati rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

Preparation:
Steam the basmati rice and allow to cool slightly.

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Coat a shallow baking pan with nonstick spray. Cut the salmon into 4 serving sized pieces, arrange on the foil and season lightly with salt and pepper on both sides.

In a small bowl, combine the grated ginger, honey, lemon juice, garlic and lemon zest. Drizzle over both sides of the salmon fillet, rubbing the mixture in with the back of a spoon. Allow to stand at room temperature for about 5 minutes. Place the fish in the oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until barely opaque in the center.

Heat the butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add the ginger and garlic and sauté until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the rice and salt, combine thoroughly with the butter-ginger mixture and heat through. Stir in the green onion and cilantro, drizzle with the lemon juice and plate alongside a portion of salmon.

Makes 3 servings

Recipe Notes:
For an easy side dish, roast some fresh asparagus drizzled with a bit of sesame oil, salt and pepper at the same time you are roasting the salmon. The timing should work out nicely.

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