Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Sesame Ginger Peach Salmon Recipe

Eating healthy this year can a delicious adventure in your diet. Salmon is important for heart health and the Omega-3 Fatty Acids in it help reduce cholesterol, maintain flexibility of arteries and veins and strengthen cardiac muscles, the essential amino acids repair damages to the cardio-vascular tissues. They help reduce the blood pressure too, as they lower cholesterol level and prevent hardening of walls of arteries and veins,
 thereby considerably reducing the chances of heart attack.

We have added salmon to our diet long before our New Year resolution of eating healthier Our family is  always looking for great recipes, feel free to add them in the comments with your links....
All recipes welcome, we can never have enough heart healthy salmon recipes in our diets....
 Have a healthy Happy New Year~

1/2 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup rice wine vinegar
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup sesame oil
2 tablespoons honey

1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons fresh minced ginger
1 garlic clove, minced
4 (1-inch thick) salmon  (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1/2 cup diced peaches drained

In bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, sesame oil, honey, ginger and garlic. Add salmon and marinate in refrigerator for 30-45 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare grill. Lightly spray a large enough piece of tin foil with cooking oil.  Place salmon steaks on the foil, top with peaches and  wrap tight. Add directly over medium heated grill for 8-12 minutes or  bake at 350 degree for around 35 to 40 minutes in  oven using same method using foil that has been lightly sprayed with oil, cook until fish begins to flake easily, turning once. Spoon sauce and peaches on top of salmon. Serve on a bed of romaine lettuce dressed with balsamic vinegar and drizzle with olive oil.

Try some of these delicious Salmon Recipes:

Lemon Grilled Salmon
Hazelnut Pom Salmon
Apricot Orange Pineapple Salmon
Salmon Cakes with Dill Sauce
Healthy Roasted Salmon
Grilled Honey Salmon
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