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salmon vermicelli bowl
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5 from 2 votes

Garlic Butter Salmon Vermicelli Bowl

A simple, refreshing vermicelli bowl recipe made with garlic butter salmon, fresh vegetables, and Vietnamese dipping sauce.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: salmon vermicelli bowl
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 253kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb salmon cut into 1 inch thick pieces
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 shallot thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice ½ a lemon
  • 1 package vermicelli noodles
  • 1 head lettuce ripped into small pieces
  • 2 Persian cucumbers thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup carrots julienned
  • ¼ cup peanuts toasted, minced
  • mint to taste
  • ½ cup Vietnamese dipping sauce

Instructions

  • First prepare your toppings. Cook your vermicelli noodles, toast and mince your peanuts, slice your cucumbers and carrots, and make your Vietnamese dipping sauce. Set aside.
  • Season salmon with salt and pepper.
  • Melt butter over medium high heat. Add the shallot and garlic. Cook for 10-20 seconds.
  • Add the salmon. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until there is a nice sear on both sides.
  • Remove the salmon from the heat and squeeze lemon juice over the top. Set aside.
  • Now you can assemble your vermicelli bowls! Add a handful of noodles to a bowl. Next add lettuce, mint, cucumbers, and carrots. Top with salmon and peanuts. Drizzle Vietnamese dipping sauce over the top and serve!

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 662mg | Potassium: 911mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2088IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg