Pan-Asian Salmon

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 pound salmon fillet, skinned and cut into 4 equal portions
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon honey
¼ teaspoon dry ground ginger
¼ teaspoon dry ground mustard

Directions

  1. Preheat broiler to highest setting.
  2. Combine all ingredients and brush on salmon top, bottom, and sides.
  3. Place salmon on foil then cook under hot broiler for 4 minutes.
  4. Serve over caramelized bok choy and shiitake mushrooms, spoon liquid left in foil on top.
  5. Serve with cooked lentils.

Caramelized Bok Choy and Shiitakes

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
8 large shiitake mushrooms cut into ¼" slices, about ¼ pound or use 32 slices dried reconstituted shiitakes, available in Asian markets
6 baby bok choy bulbs, cut in half lengthwise, about ½ pound
1 tablespoon low-sodium chicken stock

Directions

  1. Heat oil at medium in large skillet.
  2. Sauté mushroom slices until slightly browned both sides, add chicken stock and remove from heat. Continue stirring until stock is fully absorbed and place aside.
  3. Return skillet to medium-high heat. When hot, add baby bok choy, cut side down. Cook until slightly brown but not charred (leaves will get darker than the bulb which becomes golden brown).
  4. Serve 3 bok choy halves and 8 shiitake slices per serving. Place salmon on top.

Simple Lentils

Ingredients

1¼ cups water
1 cup low-sodium chicken stock
¾ cup lentils
2 cloves garlic, crushed

Directions

  1. Pour water and stock in pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Add lentils and garlic, cover pot and reduce to simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until lentils are just tender.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 392 calories, 42 gm protein, 33 gm carbohydrate, 12 gm fat, 2 gm sat fat, 5 gm mono fat, 52 mg cholesterol, 12 gm fiber, 363 mg sodium