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Grilled Salmon and Rice

Fresh salmon is one of my favorite meals to eat! It’s full of omega 3’s (which help decrease inflammation) and it’s a great source of potassium - so it’s an incredibly nutrient dense source of protein! Salmon is one of those foods that tastes great no matter how you cook it - grilled, smoked, baked, etc. Serve with a side of brown rice for vitamins and fiber, or on a bed of spinach to get your greens in! Cooking tip: you’ll know when your salmon is fully cooked by flaking a piece off with your fork. Salmon continues to cook once it’s off the heat, so I like to take mine off the grill a couple minute early to prevent it from overcooking.Recipe & Photography by: April Hamilton
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 259kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb salmon
  • 1 tbsp honey or agave nectar
  • 1 tsp sriracha (or more if you can handle the heat!)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce or liquid aminos
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp garlic paste
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • Optional garnish: chili flakes, sliced green onion

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients together until well blended. 
  • Pour honey-sriracha mixture into a quart size ziploc and marinate salmon for 20-30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Preheat grill on low.
  • Place salmon on grill, and cook for 10-15 minutes, depending on the size of your filet. 
  • Serve with brown rice, chili flakes and sliced green onion.

Nutrition

Serving: 1filet | Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 14g | Sugar: 4g
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