Updated: May 27
A really popular recipe and a nutritious meal providing you with essential omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA which are not made by the human body, so we need to include them in our diet. These healthy fats are vital for our well-being, brain function, metabolism and hormone regulation.
This is really quick and easy to prepare and also very, very tasty.
2x 6 oz salmon fillets, skinned
1 red chilli, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tsp freshly grated ginger
3 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp mirin
1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp coconut oil
Chopped coriander and wedge of lime to serve
120g pak choi, roughly chopped
50g mangetout, sliced
2 spring onions, sliced
2 tsp sesame seeds
1 tsp coconut oil
Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF/Gas 6.
Place the salmon in a mixing bowl. Mix together the sauce ingredients and pour over the salmon. Marinate for 20 minutes (at room temp or refrigerated).
Transfer the salmon onto a baking sheet and pour over the marinade. Bake for 10-12 minutes until just cooked.
Heat the coconut oil in a wok, add the spring onions and sesame seeds and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the pak choi, beansprouts and mangetout and stir-fry for a further 2-3 minutes.
Remove the salmon from the oven, serve on a plate with the stir-fry
Sprinkle with fresh coriander.
* If you are feeling very hungry serve with some cooked brown rice or quinoa.