Alaska Broiled salmon with Spanish saffron rice and cucumber cumin raita sauce:

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img_1082Salmon:
Broiled filet salmon with a few spread of butter and Paul Prudhommes’s Magic salmon seasoning sprinkled on top- broil on top rack of oven for 7-10 minutes until golden brown

Rice:
follow choice white rice instructions if applicable.. I use ten minute basmati white type rice from Costco-  1 cup rice rinsed 2 cups water 1 tbsp chicken stock/ bouillon and 1 tsp saffron – being to boil then cover and let simmer 10-12 minutes.

Cucumber cumin raita sauce:

  • 1 cup-1 1/2 cup Greek plain yogurt
  • Half cucumber seeded
  • Half white onion
  • Tbsp cumin
  • Tbsp salt
  • Tbsp fresh mint
  • Tbsp cayenne pepper

Blend all ingredients or finely chop all ingredients and mix. You can store in fridge an hour before you serve or serve right away.