Lemon Honey Soy Salmon with Greens and Quinoa

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 150g salmon portions (approx. 1200g)
  • 2 tbs honey
  • 2 tbs dark soy
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 cm grated ginger
  • 100g quinoa
  • 11/4 Cups water
  • 250g sweet potato
  • 2 spring onions
  • 200g broccoli
  • 75g pine nuts
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • Salt

Method:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C.
  2. Chop sweet potato into 1cm cubes, lightly coat in olive oil and bake for 25-30 minuted until soft.
  3. In a small pan, heat and mix lemon juice, honey and soy into a glaze and paint the individual salmon fillets. Bake for 30-40 minutes until cooked through – cooking time will depend on fillet thickness.
  4. Add water and quinoa to a pan with a pinch of salt and simmer until cooked for approximately 15 minutes.
  5. Boil a pan of water and blanch broccoli for 2 min until just soft, remove from water and refresh in cold water.
  6. Chop broccoli into small florets.
  7. Finely slice spring onion.
  8. In a hot pan, dry cook pine nuts for 1 minute, stir continuously until lightly browned.
  9. Add quinoa, sweet potato cubes, broccoli, and pine nuts into a bowl. Mix through 2 tbs olive oil and a pinch of salt.
  10. Spoon quinoa mixture evenly into four dishes and top with a baked fillet.

 Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Per serve
         Energy – kJ 2276
Protein (g) 37
Fat (g) 32
Saturated Fat (g) 5
Carbohydrate (g) 27
Sugars (g) 11
Fibre (g) 5

Source:

SDA Member Harriet Walker
First published on harrietwalker.com.au