Thai-Style Peanut-Crusted Salmon
with green onion rice and sesame slaw
Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.
Cook Within: 3 days
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Spice Level: Mild
Contains: Fish (Salmon), Eggs, Wheat, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy
The sweet and slight heat of chili sauce and the crunchy saltiness of the classic peanut tops this salmon with texture, flavor, and, well, pure perfection. Crunchy slaw and soft rice on the side further the textural contrast, as well as the amazing flavors.
In Your Box (serves 2)
- ¾ cup Jasmine Rice
- 4 oz. Slaw Mix
- 2 oz. Sweet Chili Sauce
- 2 Green Onions
- ¼ oz. Cilantro
- 2 Garlic Cloves
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You Will Need
- Olive Oil
- Cooking Spray
- 1 Baking Sheet
- 1 Small Pot
- 2 Mixing Bowls
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
- Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
- Seafood 145° F |
- Chicken 165° F |
- Ground Beef 160° F |
- Ground Turkey 165° F |
- Ground Pork 160° F
Cook the Rice
Trim and mince white portions of green onions. Thinly slice remaining green portions of green onions on an angle. Keep white and green portions separate.Bring a small pot with rice, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 11/4 cups water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until rice is tender, 15-18 minutes.Remove from burner and stir in green portions of green onions. Cover and set aside.While rice cooks, prepare remaining ingredients.
Prepare the Ingredients
Mince cilantro, leaves and stems.Finely chop peanuts.Mince garlic.In a mixing bowl, combine peanuts, half the sweet chili sauce (reserve remaining for topping), garlic, white portions of green onions, and panko. Set aside.Pat salmon dry, and season flesh side with a pinch of salt.
Roast the Salmon
Place salmon, skin side down, on prepared baking sheet. Top salmon evenly with peanut-panko mixture, pressing gently to adhere.Roast in hot oven until salmon reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 13-15 minutes.Not a fan of fish skin? Don't worry. Once the salmon is cooked, the skin will easily peel off and you can serve it without the skin.While salmon roasts, prepare slaw.
Make the Slaw
In another mixing bowl, combine slaw mix, cilantro, dressing, 1 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Set aside.
Finish the Dish
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping salmon with remaining sweet chili sauce. Bon appétit!
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