Sweet salmon a ‘superfood’
Salmon is not only tasty but packed with beneficial omega-3 fatty acids. It is an excellent source of vitamin B12, vitamin D, and selenium and delicious with this sweet and salty teriyaki sauce. The sauce also pairs nicely with chicken!
TERIYAKI-GLAZED SALMON WITH NOODLE SALAD
Teriyaki glaze 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 1⁄2 tablespoons brown sugar 1⁄2 teaspoon cornflour
Noodle salad 150g dried soba noodles (or your favourite fresh or dried Asian noodles) 1 head broccoli, cut into small florets 1 cup frozen, shelled, edamame beans, defrosted 1-2 spring onions, green part only, thinly sliced on an angle (reserve some, to serve) 1-2 baby radishes, very thinly sliced 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
Salmon 300g boneless salmon fillet (skin on or off)
Dressing 2 teaspoons sesame oil 2 tablespoons soy sauce Juice of 1 lime
To serve 2 tablespoons spring onions, green part only, thinly sliced on an angle
_1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Line an oven tray with baking paper. Bring a medium pot of salted water to the boil. 2. In a small pot, combine all teriyaki glaze ingredients and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1–2 minutes, until sauce has thickened slightly. 3. Cook noodles according to packet instructions. Drain and run under cold water to stop cooking and set aside. 4. Pat salmon dry, remove any 5. 6. 7.
To serve: Divide noodle salad between plates and top with teriyakiglazed salmon. Garnish with remaining spring onion. Each week Nadia gives you another easy recipe for your family and you’ll find all the ingredients in My Food Bag. myfoodbag.co.nz
Teriyaki sauce can enhance the flavour of salmon.