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Black Rice with Salmon – Gracie Diet Recipe

    If your are in need of some delicious protein and healthy carbohydrates, this is a meal for you. Salmon is a tasty fish that is low in saturated fat and a great protein alternative to beef. This old school Gracie Diet recipe is a nice way to change things up. Salmon and rice is a great way to get your in your daily carbs and protein. This is a fantastic high protein dish full of omega-3 fatty acids that also tastes great.

    Ingredients in Black Rice with Salmon

    • Olive Oil
    • Fresh Rosemary
    • Fresh Parsley
    • Fresh Chives
    • Wild Caught Salmon
    • Black Rice
    • Bay Leaves
    • Basil Leaves
    • Salt and Pepper

    Easy Way to fix Black Rice

    1. Add water and rinsed black rice to a saucepan.
    2. Over medium-high heat, bring the water to a boil. Add salt, reduce heat, cover and cook for about 30-35 minutes. (Don’t open the lid too often because this will let a lot of steam out.) Continue cooking until the rice is tender and chewy and all water is absorbed.
    3. Take off the heat and let it stand covered for about 5 to 10 minutes then fluff with a fork and serve.

    Black Rice with Salmon

    Jon Helton
    Prep Time 15 minutes
    Cook Time 15 minutes


    • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
    • 1 Tsp Fresh Rosemary finely chopped
    • 1 Tsp Fresh Parsley finely chopped
    • 1 Tsp Fresh Chives finely chopped
    • 7 oz Wild Caught Salmon
    • 18 oz Black Rice
    • 3 Leaves Bay Leaves
    • 1/2 Tsp Salt
    • 2 Leaves Basil


    Black Rice Preparation:

    • Cook the Rice
    • In an open pot, sauté the chives.
    • Add the rice, salt and olive oil as you continue to sauté the chives.
    • Add the basil. (add water if too dry)

    Salmon Preparation:

    • Prepare the seasoning by mixing olive oil, rosemary, basil, parsley, chives, salt and pepper.
    • Pour the mixture over the salmon
    • Place salmon on nonstick pan and cook at 375 in the oven for 15 minutes

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