Salmon is thought to help decrease the risk of diabetes, heart disease, as well as support good thyroid functioning and cholesterol levels. Salmon is also known to help brain and cognitive processes thanks to its fatty acid content.
Watch as Chef Lorne McMillan serves up a wonderful salmon recipe for you to try!
- Skinless salmon filet 3-4oz
- Cooked Farro – 1 cup
- Hummus – 1 tbsp
- Pickled radish or turnip – 6-8 pieces
- Sliced olives 2 tbsp, sundried tomato 1 tsp & minced red onion 1 tsp, vegetable stock 2 tsp
- Grape tomatoes, 5 halves
- Lemon Za’atar vinaigrette – 2 tbsp
- Heat sauté pan with vegetable oil
- Season salmon filet with salt, pepper, and sumac
- Place seasoned side down in pre-heated pan, cook for 2-3 mins
- Flip to other side and turn down the heat cook for 1 more minute. Don’t go past 140 degrees Fahrenheit internal temp. Set filet aside.
- Add minced red onion to pan and cook for 30 seconds
- Add sliced olives and sundried tomato, toss to heat ingredients, add veg stock and remove from heat
- Spread hummus in circle at center of plate
- Toss warm cooked farro with lemon vinaigrette, some fresh parsley and minced red pepper. Pile on top of hummus
- Line up pickled radish on top of farro, making a platform for the salmon
- Place cooked salmon filet on top of radishes
- Top salmon with olive salsa, fresh parsley, and shaved radish
- Drizzle remaining vinaigrette around plate, add sliced grape tomatoes
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