Salmon with Creamy Coconut Ginger Sauce over rice

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

The whole name of this dish is Salmon with Creamy Coconut Ginger Sauce over Coconut, Cilantro, Lime Rice. The title wouldn't let me put all that in there. I am not big on salmon but this sauce makes the dish. I love to use this sauce over shrimp also. It's so good.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

SALMON

6
6 oz. portions of skinles salmon fillets
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
butter
salt and pepper

RICE

1 c
coconut milk
1 c
water
2 tsp
salt
1 small
lime juiced
1 1/4 c
jasmine rice
3 Tbsp
fresh cilantro

COCONUT GINGER SAUCE

1 1/2 c
coconut milk
2 tsp
garlic chili paste
2 tsp
fresh ginger minced
3 Tbsp
fresh squeezed lime juice
2 tsp
fish sauce
1/4 c
brown sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven 375 degrees. Spray a 9 x 13 pan. Season salmon on both sides with salt and pepper. Place in pan. Drizzle olive oil over top of salmon and top each piece of salmon with a little chunk of butter. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Don't over bake.
2
To make the rice. Add the coconut milk, water, lime juice and salt to pan. Bring to a boil. Add the rice and simmer covered on medium for about 20 minutes. Until tender. Stir in cilantro.
3
For the sauce. Mix all ingredients together in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook until thickened.
4
To plate place a mound of rice on plate. Top with salmon and drizzle sauce over top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Asian