Honey Garlic Salmon with Warm Chopped Asparagus Salad
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Serves: 2
  • 1 lb. salmon fillet
Ingredients for marinade
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons sweet soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • Crushed black pepper and salt to season
For the warm chopped asparagus salad
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, cut into bite sized pieces
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  • ½ cup diced snow peas
  • 2 garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ lemon
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
For the salmon
  1. Combine the sauce ingredients and pour half of the sauce on the salmon and marinate the salmon for 15-30 minutes.
  2. Heat a pan with 1 tbsp of olive oil and fry the salmon for 5-8 minutes on each side.
  3. Alternatively, you may arrange the salmon on a greased baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes depending on the thickness.
  4. For a slightly crisp and caramelized top, sear the top of the salmon over medium-high heat for 2 minutes before baking.
  5. Once cooked, dish and serve hot drizzled with remaining sauce.
For the warm chopped asparagus salad
  1. In a pan, add 1 tbsp of olive oil and saute minced garlic.
  2. Drop in peppers, snow peas and asparagus.
  3. Cook for 2-3 minutes and season with salt and black pepper.
  4. Turn off the flame and squeeze the lemon juice all over the salad and sprinkle with parmesan.
Recipe by Maya Kitchenette at https://mayakitchenette.com/honey-garlic-salmon-with-warm-chopped-asparagus-salad/