The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Avatar Image

Pistachio Crusted Salmon with Strawberry Balsamic Glaze over Orzo Summer Salad

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

4

Description

Well, that there is just summer on a plate.

Ingredients

  • FOR THE SALAD:
  • 1 cup Dry Orzo
  • 1 cup Fresh Strawberries, Chopped
  • 1 whole English Cucumber, Peeled And Chopped
  • 2 cups Fresh Spinach, Chopped
  • ¼ cups Cilantro, Chopped
  • ¼ cups Red Onions, Diced
  • 1 whole Avocado, Peeled, Pitted, And Diced
  • ¼ teaspoons Sea Salt
  • FOR THE SALMON:
  • ¾ cups Strawberries, Chopped
  • 1 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • ½ cups Shelled Pistachios
  • ¼ cups Bread Crumbs
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 4 pieces Salmon (4 Ounces Each)

Preparation

Cook the orzo in lightly salted boiling water according to package instructions for al dente. Then drain and allow to cool to room temperature. Put it into a bowl and toss with remaining salad ingredients. Set aside.

Add the strawberries and balsamic vinegar into a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Add this into a saucepan with the honey. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and simmer, stirring frequently, until reduced and thickened. This will take about 15 minutes (can be made up to five days ahead of time). When done remove from heat and set aside.

Add the pistachios to a food processor and process until they resemble breadcrumbs, about 3 minutes. Add the breadcrumbs in with the pistachios and pulse a few times to combine. Add this into a small bowl.

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat (too hot and the salmon will burn before it cooks through).

Place the salmon into the pistachio mixture (non-skin side down), pressing the pistachio mixture into the salmon. Place the salmon into the pan, pistachio side down, allowing to cook until golden brown. Then flip and cook on the skin side until cooked through. It will take about 3-4 minutes on each side, but will also depend on fish thickness and how done you like your fish.

Divide the salad between four plates, add the salmon on top of the salad and drizzle with balsamic glaze.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Marinated Shrimp in Avocado Halves
Avatar Image by Michaela Brown in Main Courses
Shrimp and onion set in a marinade, then added to fresh...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Furikake Salmon
Avatar Image by melchtour2 in Main Courses
Furikake is a rice seasoning that is commonly used on rice...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Baked Lemon Catfish with Dill
Avatar Image by C.L. Wiser (Cheryl) in Main Courses
If you enjoy fish you may like this main dish.
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Blackened Tilapia with Arugula Salad and Lemony Potatoes
Avatar Image by Meagan in Main Courses
Crisp fish with a citrus dressing and fingerling potatoes.
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Tilapia with Kale and Caper Wine Sauce
Avatar Image by Dana Blacklock in Main Courses
This is my new favourite way to eat tilapia: smothered in...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy