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Healthy Eating Recipes: Asian-Style Steamed Salmon

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Enjoy this simple, fast dish any weeknight

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners

Prep time - 15 minutes

Cook time - 10 minutes

Yields - 4 servings

Serving Size - 3 oz salmon, ¼ C broth



1 C low-sodium chicken broth

½ C shiitake mushroom caps, rinsed and sliced (or substitute dried shiitake mushrooms)

2 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced (or 2 tsp ground)

¼ C scallions (green onions), rinsed and chopped

1 Tbsp lite soy sauce

1 Tbsp sesame oil (optional)

12 oz salmon fillet, cut into 4 portions (3 oz each)





1, Combine chicken broth, mushroom caps, ginger, scallions, soy sauce, and sesame oil (optional) in a large, shallow sauté pan.  Bring to a boil over high heat, then lower heat and simmer for 2–3 minutes.

2, Add salmon fillets, and cover with a tight-fitting lid.  Cook gently over low heat for 4–5 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork in the thickest part (to a minimum internal temperature of 145 °F).

3, Serve one piece of salmon with ¼ cup of broth. 

Tip: Try it with a side of Sunshine Rice.


Nutrition Facts

calories 175

Total fat 9 g

Saturated fat 2 g

Cholesterol 48 mg

Sodium 208 mg

Total fiber 1 g

Protein 19 g

Carbohydrates 4 g

Potassium 487 mg 

Photo & Recipe courtesy of Keep the Beat™, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.


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