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Asian-style Steamed Salmon

Asian-style-Steamed-SalmonPrep time:  15 minutes
Cook time:  10 minutes

Enjoy this simple, fast dish any weeknight,

Ingredients

  • 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)

Method

  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

Yield:  4 servings
Serving size:  3 oz salmon, ¼ C broth

Each serving provides:  calories 175, total fat 9g, saturated fat 2g, cholesterol 48mg, sodium 208mg, total fiber 1g, protein 19g, carbohydrates 4g, potassium 487mg

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