Salmon Plate | Connie Costello Health Coach

Salmon Plate

This bowl has it all. The broccoli, red pepper and onions sauté with coconut oil makes a succulent stir fry. Wild salmon provides a clean protein full of healthy omega 3 fatty acids. Drizzle lemon sauce for a citrus punch and top with almond slices for a nice crunch. Serve with millet, a gluten free cereal grass with more nutrients than brown rice or wheat.

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Ingredients:

  • Serves 2
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 6 broccoli florets, cut into small segments
  • 2 4 -6 ounces wild salmon
  • 1 ½ tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons almonds, sliced
  • Serve with cooked millet

In a large skillet over medium high temperature heat ½ tablespoon coconut oil add salmon slices and sauté for about 4 minutes on each side. Set aside.

In the same skillet add heat the remaining coconut oil over medium high temperature. Add onion, red pepper and broccoli florets sauté for 5 minutes or until cooked but still crispy. Set aside.

Dressing

  • Lemon Sauce
  • ¼ cup veggie broth
  • ¼ teaspoon cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Directions:

Mix vegetable broth and cornstarch in a small bowl, add lemon zest and lemon juice, and stir to combine.

In the same skillet add the lemon sauce and heat the sauce over low heat stirring often for 3- 5 minutes or until it thickens slightly. Pour over salmon and sauté vegetables. Serve with ½ cup cooked millet.

Cooking Millet
1 cup Millet
1 ¾ cup water
Soak millet in water for 1 – 6 hours if possible. In a medium pot over high temperature bring millet and water to a boil. Reduce temperature to low, cover pot and cook 10 to 15 minutes.

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