Salmon with Cilantro Quinoa and Pine Nuts

Salmon with Cilantro Quinoa and Pine Nuts is an easy, healthy recipe for two. It’s done in less than 20 minutes! The

Salmon with Cilantro Quinoa and Pine Nuts
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Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. olive oil, divided
  • 2 (6 oz.) salmon fillets, skinned
  • 1/2 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp. pine nuts, toasted
Directions
  1. Bring chicken stock and quinoa to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Meanwhile heat 1 tablespoon oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle salmon with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper and add to pan. Cook for 4 minutes on each side.
  3. Remove quinoa from heat, let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in cilantro, pine nuts, remaining
  4. teaspoon olive oil and remaining salt. Serve quinoa alongside salmon.

 

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