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Stir Fry Salmon and Vegetables with Multi-Grain Medley

Stir Fry Salmon and Vegetables with Multi-Grain Medley - Quick, easy and delicious! (Healthy too!)

Like many people these days, Jack and I are making a conscious effort to incorporate healthier foods into our diet and our recipes! That includes more vegetables, lean meats and fish, and healthier grains. But I have to admit – one of the biggest challenges for us is time! I’m sure you’ve been there too – wanting to add some heartier, healthier grains to your meal – but they take so long to cook and you just need to get dinner on the table!

Stir Fry Salmon and Vegetables with Multi-Grain Medley - Quick, easy and delicious! (Healthy too!)

Well, today’s recipe – our delicious Stir Fry Salmon and Vegetables with Multi-Grain Medley – covers all of the bases. It’s healthy, delicious, and very quick to prepare!

The biggest time saver in this recipe is Minute® Multi-Grain Medley – one of the newest products from Minute Rice. It’s a blend of four gluten-free, 100% whole grains, including long grain brown rice, Thai red rice, wild rice and quinoa. It conveniently cooks in ten minutes, and Multi-Grain Medley comes in pre-portioned bags making it even easier to prepare dinner for your family. (Minute Rice also makes another Multi-Grain Medley variety that’s a little different in their Ready to Serve line that I love taking on the road for a healthy lunch!)

Stir Fry Salmon and Vegetables with Multi-Grain Medley - Quick, easy and delicious! (Healthy too!)

We topped the Multi-Grain Medley – with its slightly chewy, nutty flavor – with a fantastic stir fry of tender chunks of fresh salmon and fresh vegetables including carrots, broccoli and red bell pepper. The dish has a light, flavorful sauce infused with soy sauce, rice vinegar and sesame oil – all fantastic flavors that complement the salmon and grains. This is a dish that your entire family will love!

All of the different Minute® Rice flavors are quick and easy to prepare, and they are a great pantry staple to have on hand. To learn more about Minute Multi-Grain Medley and the other Minute Rice varieties, visit MinuteRice.com. You can also visit them on Facebook, Twitter,  Pinterest and Instagram,

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Stir Fry Salmon and Vegetables with Multi-Grain Medley

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4-8 servings

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • ¼ cup peanut oil divided
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 2 tablespoons scallions diced (white bottoms but save tops for garnish)
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 2 small or one medium carrot, cut on the bias into thin slices (about 3 ounces)
  • ¼ cup chicken stock, divided
  • 6 ounces fresh broccoli florets
  • I red bell pepper cut into one inch pieces, about 4 ounces
  • 1 ½ pounds fresh thick cut salmon, cut into two inch cubes (no skin)
  • 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
  • ½ cup unsalted roasted peanuts
  • 3 bags Minute®Multi-Grain Medley
  • 2 ½ cups chicken stock (to cook the Minute®Multi-Grain Medley)

Instructions

  1. Start by preparing the finishing sauce. Place a small sauce pan over medium heat and place soy sauce, chicken stock, rice vinegar, sugar and sesame oil. Heat the mixture just to hot. Mix corn starch with a little water to form a slurry and add to sauce. Stir to thicken, remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Have a large bowl standing by.
  3. Start the rice now and let that cook while you prepare the stir fry. Follow box instructions for three packages of the rice medley and 2 ½ cups of stock.
  4. Heat a wok to high and add one tablespoon of the peanut oil. Once smoking hot, add garlic, ginger, scallions and pepper flakes and toss and stir continually for about two minutes.
  5. Add carrots and stir fry one minute then add two tablespoons of chicken stock. Stir and toss for one to two minutes until tender but crisp then remove to the waiting bowl.
  6. Heat wok back up and add one more tablespoon of oil and once smoking hot, add broccoli. Stir fry for one to two minutes then add two tablespoons of chicken stock and stir fry for one more minute then add to bowl.
  7. Add just a few drops of peanut oil to hot wok and add red bell pepper pieces. Stir fry about two minutes then add to bowl.
  8. Add one more tablespoon of oil and once smoking hot, add half the salmon one piece at a time, spacing apart. Cook for about a minute and a half, then flip and cook for another minute and a half. Transfer to the bowl and repeat with the remaining oil and salmon.
  9. After the second batch of salmon is in the bowl, add the sauce to the wok along with the peas and peanuts. Heat just to hot then add the cooked food from the bowl and gently toss to combine, being careful not to break the salmon pieces up.
  10. Heat just to hot then serve over Multi-Grain Medley with the chopped scallion tops sprinkled over each portion.

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Stir Fry Salmon and Vegetables with Multi-Grain Medley - Quick, easy and delicious! (Healthy too!)

 

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  1. We’re trying (fingers crossed!!) to eat healthier here too. It’s tough sometimes as they’re are constant temptations. Who can say no to pizza and birthday cake? Sigh. Salmon is so good for you and my husband catches it fresh on Lake Ontario so we have a good supply. But mine always tastes, um, fishy. Want to try this!

  2. I like to make risotto

  3. My favorite rice dish is Spanish rice made with minute rice. It is such a delicious rice dish and so easy and fast to make.

  4. tweet-https://twitter.com/JewelWood/status/694169533402054656

  5. I love making sticky rice and orange chicken

    groogruxking40 @ gmail dot com

  6. We call it Tomato Rice – it’s rice with onion, garlic and tomatoes. Goes great with fish

  7. I love rice with black beans…Cuban style.

  8. tweet–https://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/694263454895620099

  9. My favorite rice dish is a chicken and veggie stir fry with brown rice and teriyaki sauce!

  10. My favorite rice dish is General Tso’s chicken.

  11. My fave is chicken fried rice.

  12. Margaret Smith :

    My favorite rice dish is chicken and rice. It’s simple but so tasty. Thanks so much.

  13. Margaret Smith :
  14. I like stir fried broccoli and rice.

  15. My favorite rice dish is a good Gumbo

  16. My favorite is Thai Pineapple Fried Rice with Chicken and Prawns.

  17. I love rice pilaf with mushrooms and peas!

  18. My favorite rice dish is wild rice with sautéed mushrooms.

  19. I like chili over rice. It’s quick and easy.
    sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

  20. My favorite rice dish is Katsudon – a fried, panko-breaded pork cutlet with egg over rice.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

  21. tweet-https://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/695682189644558336

  22. My favorite rice dish is Shrimp fried rice make with brown rice. Your salmon stir fry looks amazing! can’t wait to try.
    amy [at] utry [dot] it

  23. My favorite rice dish is Spanish rice

  24. tweet-https://twitter.com/LuLu_Brown24/status/695979069700059136

  25. I like to make Hawaiian chicken and serve it on a bed of rice. This looks delicious!

    chambanachik(at)gmail(dot)com

  26. chicken and broccoli rice casserole

  27. This is great. I just made salmon last night and was thinking how can I punch it up a bit more and this looks fabulous. I have pinned it.

  28. I love Thai fried rice! It’s one of my favorite meals and definitely my favorite rice dish to eat.

  29. my favorite rice dish is sweet and sour chicken with rice

  30. Anastasia Falling :

    One of my favorite rice dishes is.. just a plain old bowl of rice with salt and butter! Although, I also love rice in my Chinese food too! That really helps make the meal!

  31. Anastasia Falling :
  32. I like Spanish rice with tacos.

  33. I love rice with baked chicken!

  34. Skillet Sausage and rice is my favorite

  35. We have a lot of rice-based meals here, so it’s hard to choose a favorite, but lately I’ve been loving fried rice made with mushrooms, onions, peas, and leftover chicken.

  36. Here’s my tweet about your healthy stir fry with the Multi-Grain Medley and the Minute Rice giveaway:
    https://twitter.com/NotherAnneOther/status/709036227526324224
    Thanks!

  37. claudia davis :

    My fav rice or multi-grain dish is a baked sweet and sour chicken with roasted pineapple and multi grain rice.

  38. claudia davis :
  39. My favorite is beef stew served over brown rice.

  40. i love baked chicken and rice

  41. My favorite rice dish is definitely stir-fry and yours is one I must try. Versatility is what I like most about rice dishes, many times we just cook up the leftovers in the fridge and toss them on a bed of rice.

  42. Anastasia Falling :

    I might need a NEW favorite dish after seeing what you made! YUM!! Currently, my favorite dish with rice is cheesy rice with BBQ chicken! 🙂 But I also love just a big bowl of rice with some sale & butter 🙂

  43. my favorite rice dish is chicken fried rice.

  44. Chicken fried rice is a favorite.

  45. My favorite rice dish is BBQ pork fried rice.

  46. I enjoy Chicken Stir fry over rice but I think your recipe might be my new favorite!

  47. My families favorite rice dish is General Tso’s chicken.

  48. Rebecca Graham :

    I like beef tips and rice on occasion.

  49. My favorite rice dish is a cheesy chicken & rice casserole. Have made it for years and my family loves it.
    westiemks5 at yahoo dot com

  50. I love a chicken and veggie stir fry with rice.

  51. Angel Jacklyn :
  52. Angel Jacklyn :

    Anything stir-fry!!

  53. We love cheesy rice with enchiladas or any Mexican meal.

  54. I like sweet and sour chicken over rice!

  55. sherri crawford :

    dirty rice is my favorite

  56. Shawn Gallagher :
  57. Shawn Gallagher :

    dirty rice with smoked sausage

  58. My favorite rice dish is teriyaki chicken stir fry served on wild rice.

  59. I love putting together a quick and easy tortilla soup, with rice of course!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  60. tweet–https://twitter.com/WildOrchid985/status/724958047710404608

  61. Stephanie Phelps :

    My favorite rice dish is sweet and sour chicken!

  62. Stephanie Phelps :
  63. We like Spanish rice with corn and peppers.

  64. One of my fav rice dishes is red beans and rice using vegetarian sausage. SO good in the colder months of the year.

  65. Any kind of fried rice!!

  66. Whitney Bellows :

    My favorite rice dish is mexican style rice with beef fajitas.

  67. Whitney Bellows :
  68. Elizabeth elliott :

    I love making a Mexican rice. truckredford(at)gmail(dot)com

  69. I like steamed rice with diced chicken

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  70. tweet https://twitter.com/ChelleB36/status/726233402085613568

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  71. Rice medley

  72. Jerry Marquardt :

    My favorite rice dish is Chop Suey. It can be any type but I need Teriyaki sauce over it.

  73. Jerry Marquardt :
  74. #SweepstakesEntry- comment

    My favorite rice dish is shrimp scampi with white rice

  75. Elizabeth elliott :
  76. i love red beans and rices

  77. My favorite rice dish is Chicken & Rice Soup

  78. Thomas Murphy :

    I like shrimp fried rice.

  79. Thomas Murphy :
  80. My favorite has to be chicken fried rice.

  81. I like chicken and wild rice.

  82. I like shrimp stir fry with rice. Now I’ll try it with salmon.
    Thanks for the contest.

  83. i love chicken & wild rice soup

  84. My favorite rice dish is Vegetable Curry with rice- it is slightly different every time I make it, using whichever veggies are in season and bountiful, but we always have it with rice!

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