Ground Nut Salmon, Rice and Salad with Grilled Plantain Salad

Ground Nut Salmon, Rice and Salad with Grilled Plantain Salad
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
35 min
4 servings




2 2
ripe plantains
tsp 1 tsp peanut oil
pinch Pinch of salt
1 ½
cup cups basmati rice
cup 3 cups water
tsp 1 tsp canola oil
Spanish onion
pinch Pinch of black pepper
tsp tsp curry powder
tsp 2 tsp prepared garlic (from a jar)
Tbsp 2 tbsp peanut butter
1 ½
cup cups vegetable stock (low sodium)
2 2
firm Roma tomatoes
1 1
red pepper
Cooking spray
fillets 5 skinless salmon filets (approx 6 oz or 175 g each)
Paper towel
tsp tsp Mrs. Dash Garlic and Herb Seasoning
tsp tsp thyme leaves
bag 1 bag cut and washed Romaine (spinach for the adults)
2 1
or 2 Mandarin oranges
Slivered onion (optional)
Prepared plantain discs
Jamaica Mistake salad dressing
Peanuts (optional)


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400º F.

Step 2

Slice plantains into very thin discs and place in a mixing bowl.

Step 3

Drizzle with peanut oil and mix well to coat plantain.

Step 4

Place on a cookie sheet and lightly sprinkle with salt.

Step 5

Bake until each side is a nice golden brown, approx 10 minutes per side, gently turning discs over using a sharp edged lifter. Let stand. They will crisp up while cooling.
While oven is preheating…

Step 6

Combine water and rice in a large microwave safe pot with lid.

Step 7

Microwave at high for 10 minutes, then medium 10 minutes. Let stand.

Step 8

Add oil to a heavy pot and heat on medium.

Step 9

Finely chop onion and sauté in pot until soft, translucent and just slightly brown.

Step 10

pepper, curry powder, garlic, peanut butter and stock.

Step 11

Chop tomatoes and add to pot. Sliver red pepper adding to pot 5 minutes before serving.Meanwhile…

Step 12

Spray a nonstick pan with cooking spray.

Step 13

Rinse salmon under cold water. Pat dry with paper towel and season one side.

Step 14

Sauté spice side down over medium heat, approx 2 minutes.

Step 15

Season, turn and sauté other side for 2 minutes, or until seared. Cover and let stand with no heat.
While salmon is searing…

Step 16

Rinse lettuce in a salad spinner and spin dry.

Step 17

Layer salad with mandarin pieces, slivered onion and prepared plantain then drizzle with dressing. Top with peanuts.

Step 18

This meal is just amazing, quick to make and you don’t need to be Nigerian to fall in love with this dish!

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