We kept the bok choy in big pieces and stacked the mushrooms caps before slicing to cut down on the veggie prep in this quick weeknight dinner. Use leftover rice if you have it on hand, but a fresh batch cooks in well under 30 minutes.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
30-Minute Pan-Seared Salmon with Baby Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms
Total:
30 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
30 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Combine 1 1/2 cups of water, the rice and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer until the rice is tender and most of the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let rest. Fluff with a fork right before serving.

Meannwhile, quarter the bok choy through the stem ends. Halve the mushroom caps (or quarter them if they are large) by stacking them and cutting them in batches.

Heat 2 large nonstick skillets with 1 tablespoon oil in each over medium-high heat. Divide the bok choy between the two pans, placing it cut-side down. Cook, undisturbed, until charred in spots, 2 to 3 minutes. By this time, the leaves will be fairly wilted, and there will be enough room to transfer all of the bok choy into just one skillet to finish cooking. Place the bok choy so that the other cut side faces down. Cook until charred in spots, about 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms, scallion whites, 1/2 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper. Continue to cook, stirring, until the bok choy and mushrooms are soft, about 4 minutes (if the skillet looks dry add 1 more tablespoon of oil). Stir in the scallion greens, then remove the skillet from the heat. Stir in the soy sauce and vinegar.

While the bok choy cooks, pat the fish dry with paper towels and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper. Wipe out the other skillet and add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Put the salmon into the hot skillet, flesh-side down, and cook until golden brown and crisp, about 4 minutes. Flip with a spatula and cook the other side to the desired level of doneness, 2 to 3 minutes more.

Divide the vegetables and rice between 4 plates and top each with a piece of salmon. Drizzle with a little extra soy sauce.

More from:

Quick-Fix Meals

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Pan-Seared Rib-Eye

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

30 Minute Shepherd's Pie

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Smoked Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Roasted Salmon with Green Herbs

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Puff Pastry-Wrapped Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

Salmon Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Pan Seared Rib-Eye Steaks with Cowboy Coffee Pan Blend

Recipe courtesy of Grady Spears

Grilled Salmon and Pineapple with Avocado Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Top 5 Restaurants

          7:30am | 6:30c

          Southern at Heart

          8:30am | 7:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          The Kitchen

          11am | 10c

          Giada Entertains

          12:30pm | 11:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Chopped

          10pm | 9c

          Chopped

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Chopped

          1am | 12c

          Chopped

          2am | 1c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Get Cooking