This post is brought to you by the Tea Council of the USA. All opinions are my own.
If this cold winter weather is taking a toll on you, then a healthy way to stay warm is by drinking hot tea. Did you know that tea can be used for cooking too? From matcha lattés to green tea ice cream, tea can be used in a variety of tasty beverages and foods, to add flavor and to make it healthier.
In celebration of National Hot Tea Month, today’s diet & nutrition guide shares an easy green tea recipe that’s delicious and nutritious.
In today’s guide, learn how to quickly and easily make Baked Salmon and Green Tea Rice with Roasted Asparagus & Mushrooms. This is one of the most flavorful, healthier meals you can make in just 20 minutes.
Baked Salmon and Green Tea Rice with Roasted Asparagus & Mushrooms
- 2-3 Bags of Green Tea
- 1 cup jasmine rice
- 1¼ cup water
- 1 lbs. Fresh Salmon
- ½ cup sliced mushrooms
- 1 bunch of asparagus spears
- ½ cup sliced toasted almonds
- ½ cup avocado oil
- a dash of Himalayan Rock Salt
Step 1: Preheat oven to 400°F. On a lined baking pan, place the salmon, asparagus, and mushrooms. Sprinkle almonds on top of the salmon. Drizzle fish and vegetables with the avocado oil and add a dash of Himalayan rock salt. Bake in the oven for 20-minutes.
Step 2: In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Then add the green tea to the pan, allowing to steep for 4-5 minutes. Remove the tea bags when the water turns a golden color (as shown above).
Step 3: Add the rice to the saucepan and bring to a boil again. Then reduce heat and let simmer for 15-minutes. When the rice is fully cooked, remove it from the saucepan by draining it in a strainer.
Step 4: Line a plate with the green tea rice and place the baked fish on top. Serve the roasted veggies on the side.
It’s that easy! In just 20 minutes, you’ll be able to make a great-tasting, healthier meal.
IndividualiTEA Sweepstakes from the Tea Council of the USA
To inspire you to love tea as much as we do, we’re excited to announce that the Tea Council of the USA is hosting the 3rd Annual IndividualiTEA Sweepstakes until January 31, 2019. Enter today for a chance to win $500 and a year’s supply of tea!
Entering is easy… simply share a photo or video of your favorite tea – black, green, white or oolong – explaining the unique ways, times and places you enjoy tea on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #IndividualiTEA and tag @TeaCouncil for a chance to win. Enter as many times as you’d like and make sure to tag and tell your friends!
This giveaway is open to USA Residents age 18+. For rules and details, view the T&C on the giveaway page.