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Copper River Coho Salmon with Roasted Vegetables

Updated: Feb 21

Recipe from Rachel Bolton at Plan Yourself Pregnant

 

Experience the perfect balance of tastes with our Copper River Coho Salmon and roasted veggies. Wild-caught salmon pairs well with oven-roasted eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, cauliflower, and mushrooms. This recipe is delicious with rosemary, garlic, salt, and pepper. It's a pretty and healthy meal on steamed greens. This gourmet recipe highlights Copper River Coho Salmon and oven-roasted veggies to enhance your meal.


Portions: 2

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

 

 Ingredients

2 fillets Copper River Coho Salmon

1/2 eggplant, thickly sliced

1 zucchini, thickly sliced

8 small bell peppers

2 handfuls of kale

4 cauliflower florets

400g mushrooms

6 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced

rosemary, salt, and pepper to sprinkle

 

 

Directions

1 Heat the oven to 400° F.

2 Slice the eggplant and zucchini into 1cm slices.

3 Put parchment paper onto a tray, add the coconut oil, and heat in the oven on the middle shelf for 3 minutes until hot but not smoking.

4 Remove from the oven and add the eggplant and zucchini to the oil, turning once to ensure the vegetables get a light covering of oil.

5 Return to the oven and bake for 15 minutes.

6 Meanwhile, chop the cauliflower, and red pepper into large chunks and the garlic into thin slices.

7 When the eggplant and zucchini have been baked for 15 minutes, add the cauliflower, red pepper, and mushrooms to the tray. Add some more coconut oil and make sure all the recently added vegetables and lightly covered by oil.

8 Put the Copper River Coho Salmon on top of the vegetables and sprinkle rosemary, garlic, salt, and black pepper across the whole tray. Place back in the oven for a further 15 to 20 minutes.

9 Steam some kale for 5 minutes.

10 Remove the tray from the oven, and serve the Copper River Coho Salmon on a bed of roasted vegetables.

 

 

 Good to Know STORY

 

Roasting vegetables, an age-old culinary technique rooted in early civilizations has evolved into a versatile and globally cherished method of cooking. The magic lies in the caramelization of natural sugars during the roasting process, enhancing flavors and creating a sweet, intensified taste.

 

This method is celebrated across cultures, from Mediterranean roasted eggplants to Mexican roasted peppers. Beyond their deliciousness, roasting vegetables retain maximum nutrients, ensuring a wholesome and nutrient-rich dish.

 

Simple yet elegant, roasted vegetables bring a burst of vibrant colors to the plate, showcasing not only their delightful flavors but also their visually appealing presence.

 

The transformative nature of roasting results in a perfect balance between crispy edges and tender interiors, providing a satisfying eating experience. With pairing possibilities ranging from salads to pasta, roasted vegetables offer a hearty, filling, and convenient option for those seeking delicious and nutritious meals.

 

 

*Visit our store to learn more about the variety of fish Alaska has to offer, such as Copper River King Salmon, Wild Alaskan Halibut, Wild Alaskan Black Cod (Sablefish), and more.

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