Sesame Salmon with Baby Bok Choy

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352 CALORIES 9g CARBS 18g FAT 41g PROTEIN

Sometimes a girl only has 15 minutes to cook, and for nights like that this salmon recipe is perfect. The salmon is dusted with sesame seeds, salt, and a touch of ginger. Then the veggies are sauteed in a little butter, olive oil, and lemon. Everything is placed together and bada-bing, dinner is served.

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Sesame Salmon with Baby Bok Choy

Sesame Salmon with Baby Bok Choy

Adapted from cookinglight.com
PREP TIME: 10 Min
COOK TIME: 25 Min
TOTAL TIME: 35 Min
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Ingredients

US METRICS
  • 24 oz. boneless skinless coho salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cup scallions, chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 lb bok choy, sliced
  • 1 U lemon, sliced thin

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Instructions

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1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

2

Mix the sesame seeds with ¼ tsp. salt and pinch of ginger.

3

Season salmon with salt and pepper. Then press ½ tbsp. of sesame seed mixture on the top of each piece of salmon. Place on a cooking sheet lined with foil and sprayed with cooking spray. Place in the oven and cook for between 10-15 minutes depending on the thickness of your fish.

4

Meanwhile, melt the butter and olive oil over medium heat in a skillet. Add the scallions and lemon slices cook for about 2 minutes until they start to become fragrant. Add the baby bok choy and cook for about 10 minutes until softened, stirring often. Season with salt and pepper.

5

Serve salmon over the sautéed veggies.

Nutritional Facts
Serving Size: 6 oz. salmon and 3/4 cup veggies (354g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 352
Calories from Fat 67
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g
12%
Saturated Fat 4g
8%
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
0%
Cholesterol 80mg
1%
Sodium 456mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
3%
Dietary Fiber 4g
13%
Sugars 3g
Protein 41g

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

The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.

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