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Ginger Garlic Chili Salmon

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $4.15 One serving costs about $4.15

$4.15 per serving

2 people like this recipe

2 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

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spoonacular Score:87%

Spoonacular Score: 87%

 

Forget going out to eat or ordering takeout every time you crave American food. Try making Ginger Garlic Chili Salmon at home. For $4.15 per serving, you get a main course that serves 2. One serving contains 308 calories, 35g of protein, and 11g of fat. This recipe is liked by 2 foodies and cooks. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about about 45 minutes. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for The Super Bowl. Head to the store and pick up chili sauce, brown sugar, soy sauce, and a few other things to make it today. It is brought to you by Foodista. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian diet. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 87%, which is excellent. Similar recipes include Ginger & Garlic Salmon, Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp, and Garlic-Ginger Salmon Packets.

Salmon can be paired with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc. To decide on white or red, you should consider your seasoning and sauces. Chardonnay is a great friend to buttery, creamy dishes, while sauvignon blanc can complement herb or citrus-centric dishes. A light-bodied, low-tannin red such as the pinot noir goes great with broiled or grilled salmon. One wine you could try is CalNaturale Chardonnay Lodi. It has 4.1 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 11 dollars.

CalNaturale Chardonnay Lodi

Complexity and intensity define this Chardonnay. The nose is full of citrus, green apple and pear with floral overtones. The flavors are rich on entry with lively fruit in the mid palate and a long fruity, warm finish.

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Ingredients

Servings:
2 fillet
2 fillet salmon
salmon
1 Tbs
1 Tbs ginger
ginger
2 cloves
2 cloves garlic
garlic
2 Tbs
2 Tbs brown sugar
brown sugar
0.25 cups
0.25 cups rice vinegar
rice vinegar
1 tsp
1 tsp chili sauce
chili sauce
1 tsp
1 tsp soy sauce
soy sauce
0.25 cups
0.25 cups water
water
2 stalks
2 stalks green onions
green onions
some
some salt and pepper
salt and pepper
2 fillet salmon
2 fillet
salmon
1 Tbs ginger
1 Tbs
ginger
2 cloves garlic
2 cloves
garlic
2 Tbs brown sugar
2 Tbs
brown sugar
0.25 cups rice vinegar
0.25 cups
rice vinegar
1 tsp chili sauce
1 tsp
chili sauce
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp
soy sauce
0.25 cups water
0.25 cups
water
2 stalks green onions
2 stalks
green onions
some salt and pepper
some
salt and pepper

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Season both sides of salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Chop green onions and put them aside. In a bowl, combine minced ginger, crushed garlic, brown sugar, rice vinegar, hot chili sauce, soy sauce and water. This is the sauce for simmering the salmon. In a deep skillet, pan sear the salmon on medium high heat for 4-5 minutes or until it's almost half done on the side. Flip the salmon to the other side and sear for 2 minutes. Pour in the sauce when the salmon is still slightly raw in the middle, and let it simmer for 10 minutes on medium heat. When the sauce is reduced, add in the chopped green onions. Continuously scoop the sauce over the salmon for at least one minute to let the top side of the salmon absorb the sauce. Remove the salmon carefully from the skillet and transfer to a dish. If the sauce is not reduced to the desired consistency, leave it in the skillet and let it continue to reduce. Pour the sauce over the salmon and serve.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.15
Ingredient
2 fillets salmon
1 Tb ginger
2 cloves garlic
2 Tbs brown sugar
¼ cups rice vinegar
1 teaspoon chili sauce
1 teaspoon soy sauce
2 stalks green onions
Price
$7.55
$0.04
$0.13
$0.08
$0.26
$0.04
$0.04
$0.16
$8.29

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can reduce your sodium intake by choosing lower-sodium soy sauce.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free soy sauce!

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Price Tips

  • If you want the health benefits of salmon without the pricetag that comes with fresh and even frozen fillets, look for recipes using canned salmon.

Cooking Tips

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

  • If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.

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Green Tips

  • Wild Alaskan salmon is considered the most sustainable choice.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
308 Calories
34g Protein
10g Total Fat
14g Carbs
73% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
308
15%

Fat
10g
17%

  Saturated Fat
1g
11%

Carbohydrates
14g
5%

  Sugar
12g
14%

Cholesterol
93mg
31%

Sodium
381mg
17%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
34g
69%

Vitamin B12
5µg
90%

Selenium
62µg
90%

Vitamin B6
1mg
73%

Vitamin B3
13mg
68%

Vitamin B2
0.67mg
39%

Phosphorus
357mg
36%

Vitamin B5
2mg
29%

Vitamin B1
0.4mg
27%

Potassium
924mg
26%

Vitamin K
25µg
24%

Copper
0.47mg
24%

Magnesium
57mg
14%

Folate
51µg
13%

Iron
1mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
8%

Manganese
0.14mg
7%

Calcium
49mg
5%

Vitamin C
3mg
5%

Vitamin A
204IU
4%

Fiber
0.62g
2%

covered percent of daily need

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