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Pan Seared Salmon with Thai Vegetables

This salmon dish is bursting with essential vitamins and minerals, making this an excellent choice for lunch or dinner.
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Thailand, Universal
Keyword: dairy-free, Keto, Low-Carb
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 309kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

For the Salmon

  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 12 ounces salmon fillets 2 pieces
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil

For the Vegetables

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger fresh, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced into strips
  • 1/4 cup green onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup snow peas cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce low-sodium, optional tamari
  • 2 cups bok choy sliced into thin strips

Instructions

For the Salmon

  • Combine chili powder, curry, cumin, ginger, salt, and honey to create a paste. Coat each side of the salmon and set aside.
  • Heat sesame oil on medium heat. Once hot, add salmon to the pan and cook until golden brown. Flip the salmon and cook the second side until salmon is firm and second side is golden brown. Remove from pan and set aside.

For the Vegetables

  • In the same pan the salmon was cooked in, heat sesame oil on medium heat and add the garlic and ginger, cook until fragrant. Increase heat to medium-high and add bell pepper, green onion, and snow peas. Cook until vegetables just begin to brown and blister. Add the vinegar and soy sauce. Bring to a boil and add the bok choy. Cook just until bok choy begins to soften and remove from heat.
  • Using a slotted spoon or tongs, scoop out vegetables onto serving plate leaving behind any extra sauce. Top with salmon and drizzle with remaining sauce in vegetable pan.
  • If desired, serve with brown rice or quinoa.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5salmon fillet and 1/2 cup veggies | Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 458mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9