A healthy salmon dinner with a quick Asian sauce

Orange seasame salmon

Orange Sesame Salmon with Broccoli and Quinoa

A healthy salmon dinner with an quick Asian sauce
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4
Calories 414 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 170 g quinoa
  • 170 ml orange juice
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 brocolli, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 tsp sesame oil
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 4 salmon fillets approx. 4 oz each
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp reduced sodium tamari
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • ¼ tsp salt optional

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat oven to 230°C/450°F/Gas 8
  • Prepare the quinoa according to the package instructions. Substitute 120 ml of water for 120ml of orange juice
  • In a large bowl, toss the broccoli with the oil, add salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a baking tray and roast for 8 minutes
  • Combine 2 tbs spoons of seasame oil, garlic powder and pepper in a bowl. Brush the mixture onto the salmon
  • Place the salmon onto the baking tray with the broccoli and bake until the salmon is cooked 8 – 10 minutes. Spinkle the salmon with sesame seeds
  • Whisk the remaining orange juice, sesame oil, ginge, talmari and cornflour in a bowl. Microwave for 1 minute. Drizzle the sauce over the salmon and serve

Notes

Nutritional Facts

Per serving:
Calories 414 Kcal | Protein 31.8 g | Carbohydrates 38.8 g | Fibre 4.2 g | Sugar 8 g | Fat 8 g | Saturated Fat 2.4 g | Vitamin C 80.7 mg | Folate 112.1 mcg | Calcium 123.4 mg | Iron 3.5 mg | Magnesium 126.7 mg | Potassium 977.mg | Sodium 391.9 mg
Keyword healthy dinner, salmon