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Swimmy Salmon Steaks


8 Servings16 Servings32 Servings
Relish: Tomatoes, chopped1.5 tomatoes3 tomatoes6 tomatoes
Onion, chopped1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp
Parsley1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp
Olive oil1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp
Salmon (or other fish fillet): Salmon1.25 lb2.5 lb5 lb
Water1.5 cups3 cups6 cups
Pepper0.5 tsp1 tsp2 tsp
Lemon, thickly slice0.5 lemon1 lemon2 lemon
Onion, thickly sliced0.5 onion1 onion2 onion
Bay leaves1 leaf2 leaf4 leaf
Pineapple, chopped1 cup2 cup4 cup
Asparagus, sliced1 cup2 cup4 cup
Rice, brown, medium grain, raw0.75 cup1.5 cup3 cup


  1. 1. For relish, combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix and set aside.
  2. 2. Using a pan large enough to hold salmon steaks, bring water to a boil and add lemon slices, parsley, onion and bay leaves.
  3. 3. Lower heat to a gentle simmer, cover and let flavors infused for 8 minutes. Add salmon steaks and make sure they are covered with water. Add water, if necessary.
  4. 4. Cook, uncovered for 10 to 12 minutes or until fish is just tender. It will flake easily when tested with a fork. Never let water boil.
  5. 5. Divide relish among plates.
  6. 6. Place 1-1/2 oz of salmon on each plate along with 2 Tbsp of asparagus pieces, 2 Tbsp of pineapple and 1/4 cup rice.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1-1/2 oz, 1/4 cup rice (121g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 From Fat 75
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Sat. Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carb 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

This recipe can also be made using any type of white fish, chicken, pork or turkey.

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Lunch/Supper. Must serve all of the following:

  • Grain/Bread
  • Fruit/Vegetable
  • Meat/Meat Alternate