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Simple Sweet Chili Salmon with Sesame Broccoli & Rice.

  • 1 cup
    basmati rice
  • 2 crowns
    broccoli
  • 16 fl oz
    chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 ½ lb
    salmon fillet
  •  
    brown sugar
  •  
    chili-garlic sauce
  •  
    cornstarch
  •  
    rice vinegar
  •  
    salt
  •  
    toasted sesame oil
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a large baking sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • 2
    Using a strainer or colander, rinse the rice under cold, running water, then drain and transfer to a medium saucepan. Add broth and bring the mixture to a boil over high heat.
    1 cup basmati rice
    16 fl oz (2 cups) chicken or vegetable broth
  • 3
    Once the liquid comes to a boil, stir the mixture, cover the saucepan, and reduce the heat to low. Cook the rice until the liquid is fully absorbed, 15-18 minutes. Once done, remove the rice from the heat and let it stand, still covered, for 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, place vinegar, sugar, water, chili-garlic sauce, and salt in a large skillet. Whisking occasionally, bring to a boil over high heat.
    ¼ cup rice vinegar
    ¼ cup brown sugar
    ¼ cup water
    1 tsp chili-garlic sauce
    1 tsp salt
  • 5
    In a small bowl, make a slurry by whisking water with cornstarch until smooth.
    2 tbsp water
    1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 6
    Add cornstarch slurry to the skillet in a steady stream while whisking quickly. Cook, whisking continuously, until the sweet chili sauce thickens, about 30 seconds. Remove from heat.
  • 7
    Place salmon, skin-side down, on the baking sheet. Spoon the sweet chili sauce evenly over each filet.
    1 ½ lb salmon fillet
  • 8
    Place salmon in the oven and bake until opaque and flaky, 10-15 minutes.
  • 9
    Meanwhile, wash and dry broccoli. Separate into bite-sized florets and cut stems into smaller pieces.
    2 crowns broccoli
  • 10
    Wipe skillet clean with paper towels and place over medium heat.
  • 11
    Once the skillet is hot, add oil and swirl to coat the bottom.
    ¼ cup toasted sesame oil
  • 12
    Add broccoli and stir-fry until bright green and tender-crisp, 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 13
    To serve, divide rice, salmon, and broccoli between plates or bowls. Enjoy!