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Low-Carb Ginger & Miso Salmon


miso salmonThis delicious recipe is a favorite among members of our medical weight loss centers. It’s got a sweet but savory flavor that is absolutely delicious, yet it’s low-carb so it won’t throw off your diet. Whether your weight loss efforts include medical diet pills, weight loss products or an intense workout regimen, this low-carb recipe is the perfect entrée for any meal and will perfectly complement your diet and exercise plan.

In addition to its low-carb and low calorie content, this recipe for Ginger and Miso Salmon is packed with nutrients that are essential to a healthy diet. Our medical weight loss centers recommend salmon because it’s an excellent source of lean protein, which is essential for successful weight loss, and is loaded with omega 3 fatty acids, which help fill us up, reduces blood pressure and yields an array of other health benefits. Miso is a Japanese culinary staple that you can buy at most grocery stores. It’s rich in antioxidants including zinc and manganese, as well as important phytonutrients. Ginger promotes healthy digestion and has substantial anti-inflammatory properties.

Try this delicious recipe out and let us know how you like it. We also love to hear about your experience with medical diet pills and our weight loss products, so please share your experiences with us via email or in person.

Ingredients

2 Salmon fillets
3 Tablespoons grated fresh ginger
Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup red miso paste
1/8 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
2 medium scallions, thinly sliced
2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted

Set oven to broil. Lightly coat foil with extra virgin olive oil and line the foil on a baking sheet. Whisk the brown sugar, soy sauce, ginger and miso paste together. Brush the salmon with the miso mixture. Cover with plastic and refrigerate for 30 to 90 minutes. Strain the remaining miso mixture and set the strained sauce aside.

Broil the salmon, turning it over once, for approximately 12 to 14 minutes. Remove the salmon from the oven. Sprinkle the salmon with the sesame seeds and scallions. Serve with the strained sauce.

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