Butter Basted Salmon w/ Citrus Salsa & Multigrain Rice

Ready in 35 Minutes

Unpack Your Kit Ingredients

salmon fillets (Seattle Fish Co.)
magic salmon seasoning (Chef Paul Prudhomme)
lemon pepper, unsalted (Marshall's Creek)
cutie orange
chopped cashews
chopped mint
chopped cilantro
chopped onion
chopped local cucumber (County Line Produce)
lime juice crystals

multigrain rice (InHarvest)
lemon olive oil (Round Pond)
local bread (Farm to Market)

Grab Your Cookware and Staples

medium saucepan
large skillet or wok
small bowl
cutting board and knife
medium bowl
salt and pepper

Step 1: Cook the Rice

BOIL 1-1/4 cups water over high heat in a medium saucepan.

STIR in the multigrain rice and cover with a lid.

REDUCE the heat to medium-low and cook for 25–30 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.

Step 2: Prepare the Salmon

SEASON the salmon fillets with magic seasoning and lemon pepper.

MELT the butter in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.

PLACE the salmon fillets in the skillet, skin side down. 

Step 3: Baste the Salmon

SPOON the butter over the fillets to baste. (The butter will brown, and that’s yummy!)

REDUCE heat to medium-low.

BASTE the salmon with butter for 10–12 minutes until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.

TRANSFER the salmon to serving plates.

Step 4: Top with Lemon

SLICE the lemon into rounds. Discard the ends.

SQUEEZE a lemon slice over each fillet and lay the lemon on top.

Step 5: Mix the Salsa

CUT the avocado in half and remove the pit.

SCOOP out the avocado and cut it into chunks.

PEEL the cutie orange and cut it into bite-sized pieces. Discard the peel.

MIX the lime juice crystals with ONE tablespoon of warm water until dissolved in a small bowl.

COMBINE the chopped avocado, chopped orange, lime juice, cashews, mint, cilantro, onion, and cucumber in a medium bowl. 

SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 6: Serve It Up

STIR the lemon olive oil into the cooked rice and season to taste with salt and pepper.

SPOON the salsa over each salmon fillet.

SERVE with the rice and local bread. Enjoy!


★TIP: Please recycle your dinner kit packaging.

Good Food for Real People

At Happy Food Co., we source our ingredients from the finest local and regional suppliers so you can feel great about what you’re putting on the table.

We know that eating well is important to you, and we’re delighted to be part of your evening dinner. Hope you enjoy this meal as much as we loved designing it for you.

— Chef K


Show and Tell

Post your meal pics on Twitter and Instagram using #getsomehappy.

Or share your feedback directly with us.