We love jerk seasoning for the sweet and spicy kick it lends to meat and vegetables. While other delicate fish would be overwhelmed by this type of seasoning, hearty salmon can hold its own. Paired with fluffy jasmine rice and a squeeze of lime, this twenty minute meal is ideal for when you want a flavor packed meal fast.
Note: To make your own jerk seasoning at home, combine 2 tsp brown sugar, ½ tsp allspice, ½ tsp ground black pepper, ½ tsp garlic powder, ½ tsp dried mustard powder, ½ tsp dried thyme, ¼ tsp cayenne pepper, and ½ tsp kosher salt.
- 2 salmon filets
- 2 tbsp jerk seasoning
- 1 cup white jasmine rice
- 1 lime, halved
1) Bring 1½ cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Stir in jasmine rice, reduce heat, cover, and cook for 15 minutes or until rice is fully cooked.
2) Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and mist lightly with cooking spray. Adjust oven rack 3-5 inches from broiler element and turn broiler to high.
3) Pat salmon dry and rub all over with jerk seasoning.
Arrange salmon on prepared baking sheet and place in oven. Broil for 4-7 minutes, rotating pan halfway through cooking, until salmon flakes easily with a fork.
4) Divide rice between plates, top with salmon filets, and serve with a squeeze of lime juice.
Nutritional Information per serving (2 servings per recipe): Calories 580, Total Fat 12g, Total Carbohydrates 115g, Total Sodium 1250mg, Total Protein 34g