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Glazed Salmon with California Avocado Slaw

Glazed Salmon with California Avocado Slaw

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Total time:

15 min

Prep time:

n/a

Cook time:

15 min

A simple Asian marinade makes a beautiful glazed salmon and doubles as the dressing for delicious California Avocado Slaw.

ingredients

Serving Size: 4

3 Tbsp. soy sauce
1 clove garlic, peeled
1 tsp. peeled and finely chopped fresh ginger
2 1/2 Tbsp. honey
1 tsp. sesame oil
1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
4 (5 oz.) salmon filets
1/4 cup sliced water chestnuts, cut into thin strips
1 medium carrot, shredded
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
3 cups shredded Napa cabbage
As needed Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
1 ripe Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch cubes

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Instructions

  1. Place soy sauce, garlic, ginger, honey, sesame oil, vinegar and olive oil in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Place salmon filets in a shallow dish and pour half the soy sauce mixture over top; turning filets to coat on all sides. Set aside.
  3. Place water chestnuts, carrot, bell pepper and cabbage in a medium bowl and toss with remaining soy sauce mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Add avocado and toss to combine. Set aside.
  4. Heat small amount of olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Place salmon skin-side up and cook until nicely browned, about 6 minutes. Turn salmon over and cook until it is cooked through, about 6 minutes more.
  5. To serve: Plate salmon and spoon slaw over each filet. 

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 390; Total Fat 17 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 5 g, Mono 8 g); Cholesterol 80 mg; Sodium 380 mg; Potassium 1230 mg; Total Carbohydrates 26 g; Dietary Fiber 6 g; Total Sugars 16 g; Protein 32 g; Vitamin A 4236 IU; Vitamin C 86 mg; Calcium 70 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 107 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 2.7 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 80%; Vitamin C 140%; Calcium 8%; Iron 10%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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