4 6 oz salmon filets
Small container sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
1 bunch cilantro
1 garlic clove
1 c Long grain white or brown rice
Large deep dish
Grill pan or large skillet
4 (6 oz) skinless salmon fillets (about 1-inch thick)
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/8 - 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (to taste)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup natural sour cream
2 green onions , end trimmed, roughly chopped
1/2 cup packed cilantro (mostly leaves, some stem)
1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1 clove garlic , sliced
2 cups water
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup long-grain white rice
1 teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 cup chopped cilantro (optional)
Get out medium rice pot, measuring cup, white rice, butter
Measure out 2 cups water, add to pot and turn on high heat. Add salt
Measure out 1 cup rice and ~1 tbsp butter
Wait for water to boil, then add rice and butter
Reduce heat simmer, place lid on and set timer for 18 mins
Get out cumin, coriander (or fresh cilantro), cayenne (optional), large dish for salmon marinade, salmon, salt, oil, measuring spoons
Measure out spices in large dish.
Add salmon to dish. Massage salmon with marinade. Leave out until ready to cook
Get out sour cream or Greek yogurt, 2 scallions, cilantro, 2 limes, garlic clove, food processor, cutting board, measuring spoons, zester
Cut green parts of 2 scallions. Add to processor.
Rough chop ½ cup cilantro, or more depending if you want it In rice. Add ½ c to processor
Zest 1 lime, reserve zest on side for rice
Juice 2 limes. Reserve about half for rice. Place other half of juice in processor.
Add garlic clove and salt.
Pulse until cilantro is minced in sauce
Get out salmon, skillet or grill pan, spray oil, metal spatula
Heat up skillet or grill pan. Add spray liberally
Add salmon to hot pan, cook for 4 mins on one side, flip and cook additional 3 mins.
When rice is cooked, leave lid to ensure it doesn’t cool down
Add reserved lime zest and lime juice. Add cilantro to taste.
Assemble: drizzle green sauce on top of cooked salmon serve with lime rice