Ginger and Sesame Glazed Salmon
While most fish are healthy to eat, salmon is one of the healthiest options available. It is full of Omega-2 fatty acids that can help improve mood, cognitive function, and vision. This recipe will make two servings and will take about 45 minutes to cook.
1 Tbsp sugar-free ketchup2 Tbsp white wine1 Tbsp fish sauce2 Tsp minced garlic1 Tsp minced ginger1 Tsp rice vinegar2 Tsp sesame oil2 Tbsp soy sauce10 oz. salmon fillet
Mix 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of rice vinegar, 2 teaspoons of minced garlic, 1 teaspoon of minced ginger, and 1 tablespoon of fish sauce in a bowl.Cut the salmon fillet into square shapes.Put the sliced salmon into the liquid mixture with the scales facing up. Be sure to coat both sides of the salmon though.Allow the salmon to marinate in the liquid mixture for 10-15 minutes.Once the salmon is done marinating, heat a pan and put the 2 teaspoons of sesame oil on it. Ensure that sesame oil covers the whole pan in the sesame oil.Put the salmon in the pan scale side down when the pan starts to smoke.Cook the salmon until the scale side is crispy and brown, then flip the salmon to cook the other side. Each side should take around 4 minutes.Add the rest of the liquid mixture to the pan after the salmon is flipped.Once the salmon is cooked, take it out of the pan.Add 1 tablespoon of sugar-free ketchup and 2 tablespoons of white wine.Allow the sauce to simmer for 3-4 minutes.Put the sauce in a container that can be served on the side.If desired, garnish the dish with sesame seeds and freshly chopped cilantro.
Each serving will have 370 calories, 23.5 grams of fat, 2.5 grams of carbohydrates, and 33 grams of protein.