Honey-Garlic Salmon

Honey-Garlic Salmon

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From: EatingWell.com, February 2018

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 4 servings

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


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  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 piece salmon
  • Per serving: 222 calories; 9 g fat(2 g sat); 0 g fiber; 5 g carbohydrates; 29 g protein; 2 mcg folate; 66 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 4 g added sugars; 224 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 57 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 461 mg sodium; 539 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 4 lean-protein, ½ fat, ½ other carbohydrate

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