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Garlic Salmon With Wild Rice and Pea Pods

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

The salmon and olive oil provides healthful fats to help protect your blood vessels and heart.


¾ cup low sodium vegetable broth
1½  tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons molasses
4 garlic cloves, minced
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger root
2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
4 4-ounce salmon fillets
3 cups water
1 pound fresh snow peas
1 cup wild rice


  1. In a medium bowl with a lid add the broth, vinegar, molasses, garlic, black pepper and ginger. Place salmon fillets in bowl and cover. Marinate salmon for 15 minutes.
  2. In the mean time, add 3 cups of water to a large pot. Bring to a boil. Add the peas and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon into a colander and cool.  
  3. In the same pot of water that you cooked the peas, add wild rice and return to a boil. Lower heat to a slow simmer. Keep pot covered. 
    Cook for 30 to 45 minutes. When rice is done cooking add the peas and heat through.
  4. Heat a medium skillet over medium high heat. Add oil and heat. Remove salmon from marinade and pat dry with paper towel. Sear about 5 minutes on each side until a golden brown crust forms.
  5. Serve 1 salmon fillet with 1¾ cup of rice and peas.  

Makes 4 servings
Recipe contains: Fish
Carb choices per serving: 3

*Option not included in nutrition facts

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First Published: 06/11/2021
Last Reviewed: 06/11/2021

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For some extra flavor add a quick dip. Start with plain Greek yogurt and add some chopped dill weed and pickle juice to your taste.*

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