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HONEY GINGER SALMON

What can be easier, healthier and omega-3 fatty acids superior than an oven roasted salmon fillet with a leafy salad for dinner? It is definitely a meal my youngest son is requesting quite regularly. He is such a fish lover that he can eat half of this meal all by himself, he asks for seconds two or three times! And in case I didn't convinced you yet...
Salmon is high in selenium, vitamin B12, vitamin B6, niacin and pantothenic acid.  Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and can help reduce blood sugar levels.  Garlic  possesses organosulphur and phenolic compounds.
Nutrition Facts
HONEY GINGER SALMON
Amount Per Serving (5 oz)
Calories 254 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 83mg28%
Sodium 519mg23%
Potassium 774mg22%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 7.3mg9%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Mediterranean
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 254kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs wild salmon patted dry with kitchen towel or paper towel
  • 3 cloves garlic grated
  • 1 TBS honey raw, organic
  • 1 tsp ginger grated
  • 1/2 cup coconut amino acids
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Pheheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a small bowl mix together garlic, ginger, honey, amino acids,  orange juice, salt and pepper.
  • Pour honey-ginger mixture over salmon. 
  • Put salmon into the oven for approximately 20 minutes, or until soft and flaky.  Be careful not to overcook as it can become dry. If you want to caramelize salmon, turn on the broiler right before the fish is ready and cook it for another 2 minutes.
  • Enjoy with a side of greens and a vegetable salad!

Nutrition

Serving: 5oz | Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 519mg | Potassium: 774mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.2mg