Spicy Seaweed Salad with Brown Rice and Salmon

Spicy Seaweed Salad with Brown Rice and Salmon

Recipe Rating: 3.53068
Serves 4 to 6
This flavorful meal features some of our favorite wholesome ingredients: seaweed, salmon and whole grain brown rice. For a vegetarian version, try our Spicy Seaweed Salad with Brown Rice.
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 1/2 ounce mixed dried seaweed, soaked in cold water for 15 minutes then drained completely
  • 3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chili-garlic paste
  • 1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) pieces salmon fillet
  • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
Put rice and 2 cups water in a small pot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover pot and simmer until liquid is completely absorbed and rice is just tender, about 40 minutes. Set covered pot aside off of the heat for 10 minutes then uncover and fluff rice with a fork.

Meanwhile, place seaweed in a large bowl and fill the bowl with cold water. Soak until the seaweed is tender, 10 to 15 minutes depending on varieties. Drain well, pressing down on the seaweed to remove excess liquid. Pat dry with paper towels. 

In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, soy sauce, agave, sesame oil and chili-garlic paste. Add seaweed and toss well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Sprinkle with green onions.   

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle salmon with salt and cook, turning once, until browned and just barely pink in center, about 8 minutes. Serve with rice and salad.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 420 calories (110 from fat), 13g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 60mg cholesterol, 750mg sodium, 41g carbohydrates, (5 g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 35g protein.
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