Leigh Beisch
Serves 2 (serving size: 1 cup orzo, 3 pieces salmon, 1 tablespoon almonds)

How to Make It

Cook 1/2 cup orzo according to package directions; drain, reserving 1/2 cup liquid. Melt 1 teaspoon butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Brown 2 tablespoons almonds; set aside. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Sauté on both sides until done. Divide orzo and salmon between 2 plates. Add reserved liquid to skillet with 2 tablespoons juice and 1 tablespoon capers. Bring to a boil. Stir in 3 teaspoons butter and almonds. Spoon over plates.

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Ratings & Reviews

karenfar's Review

September 27, 2013
I made this for my husband and I and it was so good!! and easy, and quick!! The almonds really make it special. I sauteed the salmon for less than 2 minutes so it didn't overcook and it was perfect. It would be nice for casual company but then the prep is all last minute.

twilight58's Review

August 23, 2010
Quick, simple, and delicious. I make this often and have served it to guests with happy results. I've also passed the recipe on to others and they love it too.