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
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
1 21⁄ tablespoons brown sugar
2 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)
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 tablespoons soy sauce
Juice of 1 lime
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 remaining pin bones and cut into 2–3 pieces. Place, skin-side-down on oven tray. Brush with teriyaki glaze and bake for 6–8 minutes, for medium-rare. Brush salmon once during cooking with any remaining glaze, if desired.
5. Heat a drizzle of oil in amedium pan on high heat. Stir-fry broccoli for 2minutes. Add edamame beans and cook a further 1minute, or until just cooked.
6. Whisk all dressing ingredients together in a large bowl. Add spring onions, radishes, cooked noodles, broccoli, edamame beans and half the sesame seeds.
7. Gently toss to combine. Sprinkle cooked salmon with remaining sesame seeds.
Divide noodle salad between plates and top with teriyaki-glazed salmon. Garnish with remaining spring onion.
Teriyaki sauce can enhance the flavour of salmon.
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