Saturday, June 23, 2012

Recipe of the Day...

Salmon with Hoisin Glaze

*This recipe uses an ingredient called hoisin sauce. Hoisin sauce is a sweet and savory dark brown Chinese sauce that is usually made with soybeans, sweet potato starch, sugar, vinegar, salt, garlic, and red chile peppers. *

This recipe makes 4 servings ( 1 fillet per serving)             Total prep. time:  20 mins

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons of hoisin sauce
2 teaspoons low sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil
4 (6 ounce) skinless salmon fillets
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
Lemon rind strips

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Combine the first 3 ingredients in a shallow dish. Add fish to the dish, turning to coat. Marinate at room temperature approx. 8 mins, turning occasionally.
Remove fish from marinade; discard marinade. Place fish on baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle fish evenly with sesame seeds. Bake at 400 degrees for approx. 8 mins, until fish flakes easily, using a fork.
Garnish with rind.


Nutritional Value per serving:

Calories: 255
Fat: 11.7 grams
Protein: 31.5 grams
Cholesterol: 81 mg
Sodium: 285 mg
Calcium:  26 mg



Enjoy!

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