Easy Asian Salmon

One of my client's favorites!  This recipe is so easy and delicious, and makes a perfect week night meal!

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together soy sauce, lemon juice, and spices.
  3. Place salmon in a shallow baking dish, and pour liquid mixture over the fillets.
  4. Bake about 25 minutes or until salmon is flaky.

Why I love this:  Few single foods can bring as many health contributions to your diet in significant quantities as wild Alaskan salmon.  Salmon is an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids which are great for your heart, skin, mood and cognition.  It also a great source of Vitamin D, Selenium, and the Essential Amino Acids.   The herbs and spices add flavor and nutrition without adding calories:  Ginger promotes good digestion and gut health.  Lemon is loaded with Vitamin C,  aids in digestion as is very alkalizing for the body.  Cinnamon lowers blood sugar.  This Salmon recipe is one of the easiest go to recipes you could have in your repertoire.  Simple, delicious and nutritious, and perfect for a quick dinner or date night – serve with your favorite steamed green veggie and whole grain for a delicious meal!