- 4 3-ounce salmon steaks
- 2 tablespoons of canola oil
- 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon of light soy sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon of dried ginger
- Place salmon steaks in a covered dish.
- Combine the rest of the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Pour the marinade over the salmon.
- Place the dish in the refrigerator and let marinate for 30 minutes.
- Meanwhile, preheat your grill.
- Place the salmon steaks on the grill and let them cook for 10 minutes. Flip each steak and cook until it’s done, roughly 10 more minutes.
- Serves 4. Each serving contains 392 calories, 18 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 117 mg cholesterol, 443 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, 0 g dietary fiber, 0 g sugar, and 53 g protein.
- Each serving has 5% DV vitamin A, 6% DV vitamin C, 2% DV calcium, and 5% DV iron.
- Serve the salmon with grilled vegetables and a side of brown rice. Garnish with sliced green onions, cilantro, and Thai basil.
- Watch the salmon carefully — nothing tastes worse than overcooked fish!
- This dish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which can promote heart health.
- MyPlate recommends that most people eat roughly 8 ounces of cooked seafood per week. A serving of this dish gets you almost halfway there!
- The fish is done when its flesh is opaque instead of translucent.
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Stephanie Ronco has been editing for Food and Health Communications since 2011. She graduated from Colorado College magna cum laude with distinction in Comparative Literature. She was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 2008.