Brown Sugar Spice Rubbed Salmon with Tomato Basil Vinaigrette
Tender, flaky, salmon with a brown sugar spice rub, prepped and seared in under 10 minutes, and served over cous cous and fresh vegetables with a protein packed, delicious tomato basil vinaigrette.
Keyword: brown sugar, salmon, tomato basil, vinaigrette
1 1/2cupscous cous
Fresh basilfor garnish
Brown sugar spice rub:
1/2tspground ancho chilie powder
1packet Vital Protein Marine Collage
Tomato Basil Vinaigrette
1packet Vital Proteins Marine Collage
2large tomatoes1 1/2 cups tomato
1/4cupwhite wine vinegar
1large spring of basiladjust according to preference
Start preparing cous cous according to package directions, which typically involves toasting them for a minute, adding water, and bringing to a boil. Add onion in after boiling, so it has a chance to soften and flavor the cous cous.
Meanwhile, pat salmon dry, and set aside.
Mix brown sugar rub ingredients together.
Pour brown sugar rub on a plate.
Grab salmon and press into brown sugar rub on each side.
In a large skillet, heat olive oil and pan sear for about 3 minutes per side.
Mix tomato basil ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth.
Mix the cucumbers and tomatoes into the cous cous with 1/2 cup of tomato basil vinaigrette
Plate cous cous mixture, put salmon on top
Drizzle with additional tomato basil vinaigrette and enjoy!