Recipes for Recovery: Citrus Glazed Salmon with Soba Noodles
Excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids from fish. Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids, which may reduce risk of coronary heart disease and supports maintenance of eye health and mental function, which is so important to optimize during recovery. Research has shown that consumption of salmon’s omega-3s is associated with a decrease in depression, aggression and cognitive decline.
Makes 4 serving(s)
¾ pounds salmon, raw
1 pinch salt
1 pinch black pepper
1 cup orange juice
1 ½ teaspoon low sodium soy sauce
1 cup Japanese soba noodles, cooked
2 tablespoons spring onion or scallions, small, raw
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Season salmon with salt and pepper, sear skin side down in pan with olive oil. Finish in oven to desired doneness.
3. Deglaze the same pan that cooked the salmon with orange juice and soy sauce. Bring it to a simmer and reduce orange juice by half to a syrup consistency.
4. Plate salmon and noodles. Add orange glaze over salmon and soba noodles. Garnish with scallions.
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 1g