Ginger Seared Salmon

Enjoy this simple and delicious Ginger Seared Salmon, made with Minute® Instant Brown Rice, red peppers and snow peas, for lunch or dinner!

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Ginger Seared Salmon

Cooking time PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 15 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 25 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 15 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 25 mins


  • 2 cups Minute® Brown Rice
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp grated, peeled fresh ginger
  • 4 (4 oz each) salmon fillets
  • 1/2 cup sesame ginger salad dressing
  • 2 cups fresh snow pea pods, trimmed
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced


  • Perfect for a quick and tasty lunch or dinner, this exquisitely cooked and glazed salmon on a bed of brown rice and veggies is sure to become a fast favorite!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook green onions and ginger for 3 minutes, or until fragrant and starting to soften.

    Step 3

  • Increase heat to high. Add salmon, flesh side down and sear for 2 minutes.

    Step 4

  • Reduce heat to medium-low. Turn salmon over and drizzle with salad dressing. Top with snow peas and red bell pepper and cover.

    Step 5

  • Cook for 7-10 minutes, or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.

    Step 6

  • Serve over rice, topped with sauce from skillet.

Simply Seared Salmon

Get your veggies and protein for the day —along with loads of tasty flavor — with this deliciously simple Ginger Seared Salmon! Made with Minute® Instant Brown Rice, red bell peppers and snow peas, this dish is ready in just 20 minutes. Eating mediocre meals or fast food because of your busy schedule is a thing of the past thanks to this, and many more, easy and delicious Minute® Rice recipes.

If you’re thinking that salmon is too tricky to get right, think again. When we say this dish is as simple as it is delicious, we aren’t kidding. This recipe has you searing and then simmering the fish, making for perfectly moist and flaky salmon that is ready to place atop a bed of whole grain brown rice and tasty veggies. Dinner doesn’t get much easier than that!

Simple Asian-Inspired Flavor

When it comes to adding easy international-inspired flavor to your meals, there are many different dressings and ingredients you can use to give your dish a bit of Asian flair. For this recipe, we use sesame ginger salad dressing for added flavor. In our Microwave Egg Fried Rice recipe, we incorporate a bit of soy sauce and sesame oil. Skip the takeout and try this Thai Sweet Chili Rice recipe made with Thai sweet chili sauce and Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro Lime Rice.

What will you make next? Take a look at our recipe section for even more quick and tasty ideas. Looking for a vegetarian dinner? Try our Rice-Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan.

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