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Baked Spiced Salmon with Basmati Rice and Asparagus


First Posted: 10/27/2011 4:55 pm Updated: 09/21/2012 1:16 am

Baked Spiced Salmon with Basmati Rice and Asparagus

Baked Spiced Salmon with Basmati Rice and Asparagus
New Media Publishing / Photography: Flat Art Studios.com / Stylist: Abigail Donnelly
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By Suzane Boyce

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons Lawry's Season salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 5-6 ounce salmon filets
  • 12 small asparagus (bottoms trimmed)
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups cooked basmati rice

Directions

  • In a small mixing bowl, mix dry ingredients.
  • Preheat toaster oven to broil-high. On oven’s baking sheet place half of the oil and spread across surface. Brush remaining oil on salmon filets and place on baking sheet evenly apart. Sprinkle half of the mixed spices on salmon. Save remaining spices in bowl. Place trimmed asparagus between and next to salmon on baking tray. Put fish in oven and set timer for 8 minutes, bake.
  • Add yogurt and lemon juice to bowl with remaining spices. Mix well and set aside.
  • Check fish for doneness, thicker pieces may need a few extra minutes.
  • Place equal amounts of rice in middle of 4 dinner plates. Place salmon and 3 asparagus on rice. Pour any cooking juices in mixing bowl with yogurt. Mix well and spoon small amount next to fish.

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