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Low Carb Ginger-Wasabi Salmon

SalmonOne of the best things about working with medical weight loss centers is the support individuals receive to help them reach their diet goals. Part of that support includes sharing low carb diet recipes to make the process more enjoyable. Trying new dishes and discovering that healthy meals can still taste good makes weight loss fun and easier to manage.

This low carb diet recipe for Ginger-Wasabi Salmon is packed with flavor and the essential nutrients your body needs when you’re striving to lose weight. The salmon is a high quality protein and is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which deliver some serious health benefits, such as lowering lower elevated triglyceride levels, decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease and reducing inflammation. The staff at our medical weight loss centers recommends sources like salmon because it helps keep us fuller longer and satiate cravings. In addition, salmon is a good source of vitamins A, D, E, B and B6.

Ginger packs the dish with zest and promotes healthy digestion, making it a perfect ingredient for a diet recipe. It also boasts an array of anti-inflammatory properties and improves the absorption and assimilation of essential nutrients in the body. The Japanese-inspired combination of ginger and wasabi makes this dish stand out in a tasty way. Enjoy!

Ingredients
1 pound salmon fillet, skinned
3 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp honey
1 1/2 tsp wasabi powder
1 cup scallions, chopped
1 tsp sesame oil

Combine the honey, wasabi powder, low-sodium soy sauce, scallions, sesame oil and 2 tsp of fresh ginger in a bowl. Set ¼ cup of the scallions and 1 tbsp of the fresh ginger aside. Whisk until completely blended. Marinate the salmon in the mixture for a minimum of six hours.

When you’re ready to make this dish, heat up the grill and cook the filet over medium heat. Once it’s cooked to your liking, remove from the grill and sprinkle the remaining ginger and scallions over the filet and enjoy.

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