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Sesame Ginger Salmon

Sesame Ginger Salmon

Prep time 15 minutes
Serves 4

4 (6 oz each) wild salmon fillets
5 green onions, cut into 2" shreds, reserving 1/4 cup shreds
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro or 1-1/2 Tablespoons dried cilantro
1 lemon, cut into 8 thin slices
2 Tablespoons dark sesame oil
Teaspoon hot chili oil (optional)
2 Tablespoons minced and packed ginger
1/3 cup sake or dry sherry
1/4 cup light soy sauce

  • Preheat broiler. Brush a baking sheet with organic extra virgin olive or macadamia nut oil.
  • Layer onions and cilantro in 4 equal stacks (the size of the salmon portions) on baking sheet. Top each serving with 2 lemon slices. Stir together sesame oil, hot chili oil (optional), and ginger; spoon about 1 teaspoon of mixture over each pair of lemon slices. Top with salmon portions. Add sake and soy sauce to remaining oil mixture; blend. Spoon over salmon portions.
  • Broil 4 to 5 inches from heating element until salmon is nicely browned, about 6 minutes. Turn off broiler; set oven to 375 F. Cook an additional 2 minutes. Cook just until fish is opaque throughout. Serve garnished with reserved green onions.

Nutrients per serving: 382 calories, 16g total fat, 3g saturated fat, 37% calories from fat, 168mg cholesterol, 48g protein, 7g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 1031mg sodium, 102mg calcium and 1.5g omega-3 fatty acids.
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