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Pesto salmon with rice salad

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After a quick and easy dinner tonight? Try this Pesto salmon with rice salad. It's filling, tasty and uses only 5-ingredients.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time5 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Pesto salmon with rice salad


  • 4 Coles Australian Skin-On Salmon Portions
  • ⅔ cup (180g) basil pesto
  • 2 x 250g pkts Coles Microwave Quinoa Brown Rice
  • 2 carrots, peeled, cut into long matchsticks
  • 200g snow peas, trimmed, thinly sliced lengthways

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat grill on medium. Line a baking tray with foil. Lightly spray foil with olive oil spray. Place the salmon, skin-side down, on the prepared tray. Spread each piece of salmon with 1 tbs of pesto. Cook under the grill for 5 mins or until salmon is just cooked through.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat rice following packet directions. Transfer to a large heatproof bowl. Add carrot, snow peas and half the remaining pesto. Toss to combine.
  3. Step 3

    Divide the rice mixture evenly among serving plates. Top with the salmon and drizzle with remaining pesto to serve.