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Baked Salmon with Black Rice

Baked Salmon with Black Rice can be baked in the oven and ready in less than thirty minutes.  It's full of good for you heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids.  {gluten free}
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: baked salmon with black rice
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 3
Calories: 288kcal
Author: Karen Kelly


  • 3 4 oz salmon fillets
  • 1 cup black rice
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup sugar snap peas
  • 3 tbsp dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp orange zest


  • Make rice, place 1 cup of black rice in a rice cooker along with 2 cups water.  OR on stovetop boil 2 cups water, add rice and salt. Cook on low until rice is tender, about 30-35 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Sprinkle salmon with garlic, salt, and pepper.  Place on a baking sheet and cook for about 15-20 minutes.
  • When rice is done immediately mix in snap peas, cranberries, salt, and pepper.  Place salmon on top, add orange zest.  Salt and pepper to taste.  Garnish with rosemary.  (optional)


WW Smart Points - 9


Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 402mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 12.5mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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