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.

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

  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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