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What is a salmon recipe for people with diabetes?

Salmon is a smart meal choice for people with diabetes: It's high in protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and it's always flavorful. Chef Michel Nischan gives this dish a tasty Asian flair by marinating the salmon with lemon, garlic, and ginger.

Click below to chef Michel Nischan prepare this healthy fish entrée.





Lemon Ginger Salmon

Ingredients

1-1/2 tsp fresh ginger root, minced
2 medium garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp grated lemon rind
2 tsp light honey
20 oz salmon fillet (4 - 5 oz. fillets)
3 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
3 tbsp chopped parsley

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
2. In small bowl, mix fresh herbs, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, lemon juice, honey, and lemon rind.
3. Place salmon in shallow baking dish and drizzle marinade on top.
4. Allow to sit at room temperature for 15 minutes or refrigerate for 1 hour.
5. Bake, uncovered until salmon turns opaque, about 15 minutes.

Makes 4 servings

Calories 212.6
Total Carbs 4.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
Sugars 2.8 g
Total Fat 5.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 4.9 g
Potassium 783 mg
Protein 32.8 g
Sodium 304.6 mg
 

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