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3 Spring-Inspired Side Dishes to Cook with Salmon

Side Dishes to Cook with Salmon

Grilled, pan-fried, baked, broiled, and beyond –– deciding how to cook your salmon **link ways to prepare salmon article once published** is half the battle. Choosing what to pair your entree with is just as important.

If you’ve grown tired of the basics –– you know, steamed vegetables, quinoa, or rice –– try these three unique salmon side dishes, custom-made for BluGlacier readers. The best part? They’re easy to make, all requiring less than a dozen ingredients each and just a few minutes of cook time.

3 Unique Salmon Side Dishes

  1. Sun-Dried Tomato and Avocado Salsa

Complement a grilled salmon fillet with a falvorful sun-dried tomato salad and a scoop of avocado salsa. Sun-dried tomato is readily available at most food stores, while the avocado salsa requires a bit of prep. It’s simple and can be prepared in about 10 minutes.

  1. Thyme and Scotch Bonnet Braised Cabbage and Bok Choy

Flavor salmon with a dash of lemon and pair it with this recipe for cabbage and bok choy. “The spicy cabbage pairs beautifully… That sets off the charred salmon,” says chef Stefan Spath, who created the dish.

  1. Boniato and Mashed Potatoes

Chef Alex Martinez of Havana 1957, one of the oldest and most famous Cuban restaurants in Miami, prefers to couple his salmon with boniato and mashed potatoes. “Cuban recipes are known for being heavy, so we like to showcase alternative, lighter options that still incorporate traditional flavors,” he says.

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