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Asian salmon over a salad with carrots, cashews and sesame seeds
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Asian Salmon

Asian Salmon is an easy dinner that you can make in the oven or on the grill. Healthy, whole30, paleo and done in under 30 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword asian salmon, healthy salmon recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinating Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 313kcal
WW Freestyle Points 11

Ingredients

Garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven or grill to 375.
  • Whisk together marinade.
  • Lay salmon in baking dish and pour marinade over it. Allow salmon to marinate for at least 10 minutes. 1-2 hours is best.
  • Lay salmon on grilling mat or wrap in a piece of aluminum foil. Cook for 15 minutes. Do not flip! You can test to see if the salmon is done by seeing if it flakes with a fork.
  • Serve over rice, a salad, or with veggies.

Notes

Substitutions for this recipe:

  • Coconut aminos - if you don't have coconut aminos you can sub in soy sauce or liquid aminos, but the recipe will no longer be whole30/paleo
  • Ginger - if you don't have fresh ginger you can sub 1/2 tbsp fresh grated ginger with 1/2 teaspoon dried ground ginger
  • Spicier - Feel free to add a little sriracha if you like some heat!
  • Honey - You can add 1 tablespoon of honey to the marinade to enhance the flavor of it if you are not paleo/whole30
  • WW Freestyle Note: To save on points cut back on the sesame oil. Sesame oil is 4SP per 1 tablespoon. If you cut the oil to 1/8 cup, you will still get the flavor and save 4SP per serving

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Asian Salmon
Amount Per Serving (4 oz salmon)
Calories 313 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 62.37mg21%
Sodium 392.13mg17%
Potassium 565.01mg16%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 0.38g2%
Sugar 0.19g0%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 112.33IU2%
Vitamin C 1.91mg2%
Calcium 33.11mg3%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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