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Pregistry’s Friday Recipe: One Pan Salmon and Rice

It’s hard to believe that a dish this easy – and with so few ingredients – can be this delicious too!

All of the ingredients are cooked and layered in a large pan, making for a dish that comes together quickly and with minimal prep and clean up!

And don’t skip brining the salmon in salt water – this ensures perfectly cooked fish every time, that is never dry!

One Pan Salmon and Rice:

  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 pound salmon fillets
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup basmati rice, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • Salt and pepper
  • Lemon wedges, for serving

Place the salt in a Ziploc bag and pour 2 cups of water over to dissolve. Add the salmon, seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes (or up to overnight). 

Place the eggs in a small pan with water to cover by one inch. Bring to a boil, remove from heat, cover and let sit for 7 minutes. Rinse the eggs under cold water and remove the shells. Set aside.

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes. Add the rice, a large pinch of salt and stir for 2 minutes. Add 2 cups of water, bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Add the salmon to the pan, cover again and cook for 10 – 12 minutes or till the salmon is done to your liking. Use a fork to break the salmon into large pieces and fluff the rice. Divide between 2 serving bowls. Halve the eggs and add to the bowls, garnishing with the parsley leaves and lemon wedges and seasoning to taste with salt and pepper.

Sheri Silver
Sheri Silver is a mother of three, blogger and food photographer. Sheri has been a serious home cook and baker for over 30 years, with a passion for design that dates back to her college years as an architecture student. Food photography was the natural marriage of these two interests, and she’s been creating delicious recipes and food images for almost 10 years. When not working, Sheri can be found exploring New York City and beyond with her family.

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