Spiced salmon with beetroot, feta & wild rice

Spiced salmon with beetroot, feta & wild rice

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins


Serves 1

A gluten-free fish salad that's rich in omega-3, folate and fibre. Seasoned with cumin and caraway, the salmon pairs well with vibrant, sweet beetroot and salty feta

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal626
  • fat27g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs53g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre6g
  • protein39g
  • salt1g


  • 120g pack single salmon fillet
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp caraway seeds
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil plus extra to serve
  • 60g wild rice
  • 100g ready-cooked beetroot, cut any way you like



    A favourite in 1970s British salads (cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a root…

  • 2 spring onions, sliced on a diagonal
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • juice ½ lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 25g feta, roughly crumbled



    A creamy soft white cheese with an ancient history - nomadic tribes who needed to preserve the…


  1. Before you prep the veg, coat the salmon fillet in the spices and oil then set aside to marinate. In a small saucepan with a tight-fitting lid simmer the rice over a medium heat for 25 mins.

  2. After 15 mins, season the salmon, then place the fish, skin-side down, in a cold non-stick frying pan (this will ensure you get an evenly crispy skin). Place over a medium-high heat and cook the salmon for 5 mins, then flip it over and cook on the other side for 1-2 mins more, depending on how you like it.

  3. Drain the rice, then return it to the saucepan and toss with the beetroot, spring onions, lemon juice and seasoning to taste. Serve the rice alongside the spiced salmon with the crumbled feta and a drizzle of olive oil on top.

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Frantic Flapjack
19th Mar, 2017
Lovely ingredients combination. I cooked my salmon in a hot oven for 20 minutes.
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