Steamed salmon with confetti vegetables
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon each: red pepper flakes, sugar
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4 fillets salmon, about 6 ounces each
1/2 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper
1 cup each: shredded carrots, precut mixed
diced onions and peppers
Makes 4 servings.
1. Heat 1 inch of water to a boil in a steamer or Dutch oven over high heat. Meanwhile, combine the soy sauce, sesame oil, red pepper flakes and sugar in a small bowl; set aside.
2. Season the fish with salt and pepper to taste. Arrange the fillets on the steaming rack; scatter the carrots, onions and peppers over the fillets. Drizzle the soy sauce mixture over vegetables and fish. Place rack in the steamer. Cover; lower the heat to medium.
3. Steam fish and vegetables until fish is translucent and just flakes, about 4-6 minutes.
Nutritional information per serving: 313 calories, 40 percent of calories from fat, 14 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 107 mg cholesterol, 6 g carbohydrates, 39 g protein, 615 mg sodium, 1 g fiber.