Salmon & Rice Packets with Fennel, Orange & Raisins

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Salmon & Rice Packets with Fennel, Orange & Raisins
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups (585g) cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 cup (40g) golden raisins
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces/170g each), skin removed
  • 1 medium fresh fennel bulb, trimmed, cored and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced in 8 rounds
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Preparation

Preparation

1 Preheat broiler.

2 Combine rice, raisins, orange zest, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium bowl.

3 Place 4 sheets of foil (12” x 12”) on large baking sheet.

4 Spoon equal amounts of rice mixture in center of each sheet. Top rice with salmon; sprinkle lightly with additional salt and pepper.

5 Top salmon with equal amounts of fennel and arrange onion slices over fennel. Squeeze juice from one orange evenly over all and drizzle with oil.

6 Wrap foil over contents and pinch ends tightly to form individual packets; broil 6 to 7 inches from heat source 20 minutes or until salmon is opaque in center.

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Recipe courtesy of David Dahlman www.usarice.com and www.wholegrainscouncil.org