Coconut Milk Salmon and Rice
- 1 cup uncooked rice
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil divided
- 1 pound salmon fillets
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 shallot minced
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 " piece fresh ginger grated
- 1 can coconut milk
- 2 limes one juiced, one cut into wedges
- 1 tablespoon tamari (or soy sauce if not gf)
- 1/4 cup fresh basil chiffonade
- 1 red chili minced
- 1/4 cup chiffonade cabbage
- Sriracha optional
Cook rice according to package directions.
In a large skillet over medium heat, bring 1 tablespoon coconut oil to a simmer. Pat the salmon dry and season with ½ teaspoon salt.
Add salmon to the pan, flesh side down. Sear the salmon for 4 minutes. Flip salmon and cook 2 minutes more. Transfer salmon to a plate.
In the same pan, reduce heat to low and add one tablespoon oil, minced shallot, garlic and ginger. Cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Add the coconut milk and bring to a simmer, being careful not to bring to a boil. Stir frequently for 5 minutes. Stir in lime juice and tamari.
Remove from heat and add salmon to pan. Garnish with basil, red chili, cabbage, and lime wedges. Serve on a bed of rice with Sriracha, if using.
*Adapted from Delish.com