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Cumin Scented Salmon with Black Bean Stew

Ingredients

2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
1 Tbsp. cumin, ground
1 Tbsp. coriander seed, crushed
1 lb. salmon fillet
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup onions, raw, white or yellow, chopped
2 Tbsp. garlic, chopped
1 poblano pepper, chopped
Chili flakes, to taste
1-14.5 oz. can tomatoes, chopped
1-15.5 oz. can black beans, low sodium
1 1/2 cups water
1 Tbsp. cilantro, fresh, chopped
2 green onions, chopped
1 lime, juiced
From SNP Eating Heart Healthy Nutrition Program | Created by Chef Kelly Armetta, Hyatt Regency Boston

Instructions

1.Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a heavy skillet on medium heat.
2.Mix together cumin and coriander seed, season fish with spices and salt and pepper. Save some spice mix.
3.Add salmon to skillet and cook on each side for 3-4 minutes.
4.Meanwhile, heat remaining oil (1 tablespoon) in another pan and add onions and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes.
5.Add peppers and chili flakes.
6.Add saved spiced mix from Step 2. Cook until aroma starts to smell.
7.Add tomatoes and allow tomatoes to start to sear.
8.Add black beans and water. Simmer for 10 minutes.
9.Add cilantro, scallions and lime juice. Add salt and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes.
10.Place black beans in individual bowls and add salmon portion on top.

The subtle hints of cumin in this cumin scented salmon pack a punch with flavor and nutrition. Salmon is full of omega-3 fatty acids, which are great for brain, eye, and heart health.

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