Project Description

Salmon with Chimichurri Served with Orzo and Green Beans


  • 8 oz salmon (making two-4oz portions)
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley (equal parts parsley to cilantro)
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro (equal parts parsley to cilantro)
  • 2 tbl red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbl “red chili flakes” (forgot the name)
  • 1 tbl fresh garlic
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup orzo pasta
  • 8 oz green beans
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. On medium high heat add 1 tbl olive oil in saute pan
  2. When hot add the salmon seasoned with salt and pepper
  3. Place in hot pan with oil skin facing up
  4. While salmon is cooking in a food processor
  5. Add the parsley, cilantro, red wine vinegar, red chili flakes, glaric, olive oil and salt
  6. Flip salmon over and place sauce on the of the salmon
  7. Place in preheated oven at 350 degrees for about 8 minutes
  8. When water is boiling place green beans in water 
  9. Cook in water for 4 min strain out with sifter and place in cold water
  10. While water is boiling add orzo pasta
  11. Cook until pasta is done and toss with olive oil
  12. Place orzo and green beans at bottom of plate
  13. Top with salmon and add any extra sauce