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Honey-Garlic Salmon

Honey-Garlic Salmon

A simple marinade of soy sauce, lime, honey and garlic adds tons of flavor to salmon with ease. Just a few ingredients make this quick and tasty recipe perfect for a busy weeknight. Serve with brown rice or quinoa and a green salad.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari or reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 large garlic clove, grated
  • 1 ¼ pounds center-cut salmon fillet, preferably wild, skin removed, cut into 4 portions
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • Stir tamari (or soy sauce), lime juice, honey, sesame oil and garlic together in a small bowl. Place salmon pieces and 3 tablespoons of the tamari mixture in a large sealable plastic bag. (Reserve remaining tamari mixture for sauce.) Marinate the salmon in the refrigerator, turning frequently, for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat broiler to high and position rack in the upper third of oven. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and coat the foil with cooking spray. Remove the salmon from the bag and transfer to the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle any remaining marinade from the bag over the salmon and then sprinkle with salt. Broil until the salmon is just cooked through, 5 to 8 minutes, depending on thickness. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with the reserved tamari sauce.

Tips

MAKE AHEAD TIPS

AUTHOR Carolyn Casner
BRAND EatingWell

YIELD 4 servings
SERVINGS 4
ACTIVE TIME 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME 40 minutes

Nutrition

Per serving 222 Calories
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Mono Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Sodium 461 mg
Fiber 0 g
Protein 29 g
Potassium 539 mg
Added Sugars 4 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Calcium 57 mg
Folate 17 mcg
Omega-3 1 g
Omega-6 2 g
Vitamin B12 6 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamin B3 10 mg
Carbohydrate Servings 0

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