Simple Baked Salmon Rice Bowl

Hello and Welcome! This is not your average rice bowl. Dressed with a creamy, lemon and dill crème fraîche, this Simple Baked Salmon Rice Bowl is light and refreshing, perfect for lunch or dinner – it’s good hot or cold, too. A fresh salad of greens and red onions, with rice and caperberries is topped with a perfectly baked Wild Alaskan Salmon fillet. After Monday’s super rich Chicken and Broccoli Casserole, this feels just right. So, let’s get to it! Start with the rice. The rice will take longer than everything else, so get that going. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees for the salmon. Crème Fraîche Dressing Next we will make the crème fraîche dressing. I have 6 ounces of store bought crème fraîche. Pour that in a bowl, then add the zest of one lemon, the juice of half that lemon and a tablespoon of fresh chopped dill. Stir to combine. The dressing should be loose; we want it creamy, but not as thick as say, Ranch dressing. Wild Alaskan Salmon Fillets I have two Wild Alaskan Salmon fillets that are vastly different in size. But that’s OK. We are oven baking these salmon fillets at a high heat, … Continue reading Simple Baked Salmon Rice Bowl