Have you tried summertime sesame cabbage with salmon? It’s a delicious and colorful combination, and if you like staying trim and healthy, you’ll love it all the more! The photo below is courtesy of Jennifer Causey.
Ingredients for a 400 calorie meal:
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
5/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
4 teaspoons canola oil
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon light brown sugar
2 cups shredded red cabbage
2 cups shredded green cabbage
1 cup shredded carrot
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 green onions, thinly sliced
2 1/2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
1 1/2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
- Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle salmon with 3/8 teaspoon salt and pepper. Add salmon to pan, skin side down; cook 5 minutes. Turn salmon over; cook 2 minutes or until done.
2. While salmon cooks, combine vinegar and next 4 ingredients (through brown sugar) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add cabbages, carrot, cilantro, onions, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt to bowl; toss to coat. Divide salad evenly among 4 serving plates; top each with 1 salmon fillet. Sprinkle evenly with almonds and sesame seeds.