This is a great dinner when you're pressed for time but still want something healthy and satisfying. Just set the fillets in your marinade in the morning and by dinner time you'll be all set. Don't forget your greens! Serve it with side of sautéed bok choy and you've got an excellent low-carb meal with plenty of protein, omega-3's, and vitamin D!
Honey Sesame Salmon
2-3 lbs salmon fillets
¼ cup soy sauce, tamari or coconut aminos
¼ cup sesame oil
1 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons honey or coconut nectar
1” of ginger, shredded or 1 teaspoon ginger powder
1 tablespoon coconut oil
2 tablespoons diced green onions or chives
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
Mix soy sauce/tamari/aminos, sesame oil, lemon juice, honey/coconut nectar and ginger together to make a marinade.
Place salmon in a glass dish and cover with marinade. Let sit for a few hours or overnight.
Heat a large cast iron frying pan over medium heat and add coconut oil.
Place salmon in pan skin side down and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Pour marinade into the pan, lower the heat and cook for 3-5 more minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.
Sprinkle with diced green onions/chives and sesame seeds.
Serve with a side of sautéedgreens and Enjoy!
[Bonus]: Wild salmon can contain up to 4 times the amount of vitamin D as farmed salmon.
Nutrition Facts Servings: 4 Calorie per serving 519
Protein 45.9g | Total Carb 11.5g - Dietary Fiber 0.8g - Sugars 9g |Total Fat 33.3g - Saturated Fat 7.2g - Trans Fat 0g - Cholesterol 100mg | Sodium 1000mg - Potassium 947mg (Vitamin A 5% · Vitamin C 1% · Calcium 13% · Iron 14%) *Based on a 2,000 calorie diet