Salmon with Sweet Spicy Rub & Cauliflower Rice

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  • 1 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 4 – 5 ounce wild salmon fillets
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  • 1

    Combine the maple syrup, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Brush salmon with 1 tablespoon of the spice mixture, coating the top of the fish. Continue to brush the remaining salmon fillets. Place fish on a plate and wrap with plastic wrap and allow to sit in refrigerator for 1 hour. Grill.

  • 2

    Cauliflower Rice

  • 3

    4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (or coconut oil)

  • 4

    1 medium onion, diced

  • 5

    1 cup celery, diced

  • 6

    1 teaspoon garlic, minced

  • 7

    1 head cauliflower, trimmed and coarsely chopped

  • 8

    1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped

  • 9

    1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped

  • 10

    1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 11

    1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

  • 12


  • 13

    In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.

  • 14

    Sauté onion over medium heat for 10 minutes, or until soft. Add celery and garlic to skillet and sauté for 5 minutes.

  • 15

    Meanwhile, place cauliflower in a food processor. Process until the texture of rice. Add cauliflower, thyme, and rosemary, cover and cook 5-10 minutes, until soft. Then add salt and pepper to taste.

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