The classic Moroccan seasoning Harissa is a spicy red blend of chilis, cumin, and garlic that complements a wide variety of foods. It’s a warm spice that has a beautiful aroma. This Harissa Spiced Salmon with Asparagus Salad developed by Chef Ryan Lopez is a great springtime dish and perfect for a pre-workout meal.
Chef Ryan Lopez is a private chef focused on sports nutrition and serves as an Ambassador for Seafood Nutrition Partnership. Food is a way to tell his story and it changes with each new chapter of his life. Recently settling down in the San Francisco Bay area is another new opportunity for this private chef. When it comes to food it is taking multiple aspects of different cultures and fusing them to make beautiful and delicious dishes. Chef Ryan was born and raised in Westland, Michigan, and at a young age he was always in the kitchen. Chef Ryan graduated from Schoolcraft College with his A.S. in Culinary Arts. He is NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s private chef and has been cooking for the winning athlete for the past 5 years.