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Samon with Avocado Mango Salsa on Quinoa

Servings: 4
Author: Delishar

Ingredients

Quinoa

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1-1/2 cup vegetable stock or water

Mango Avocado Salsa

  • 1 mango pitted & diced
  • 1 avocado pitted & diced
  • 1/2 red pepper cored & diced
  • 1/2 yellow pepper cored & diced
  • Juice of 1 lime or more to taste
  • 1 shallot diced (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper optional
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Salmon

  • 4 fillet of salmon 150-180g each
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp olive oil

Instructions

Quinoa

  • Rinse quinoa and drain.
  • Place quinoa into a pot over medium heat and toast until no longer wet and smells nutty. About 5-8 minutes.
  • Pour in stock, bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and let the quinoa cook in a gentle simmer for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, turn off heat and allow to sit with lid on for another 5 minutes. Do not open or peek!
  • Then fluff with fork before serving.

Mango Avocado Salsa

  • Place everything into a bowl, and gently toss to combine.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and more lime juice to your desired taste.

Salmon

  • Season salmon with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Heat oil in pan over medium heat.
  • When oil is hot, add fish skin side down and cook for 2-3 minute.
  • Flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Notes

If using water to cook quinoa, season with some salt to taste.