Lemon-Ginger Salmon With Sesame Seeds

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016

Battling the temptation of life’s indulgences is a year-round struggle. A simple solution? Keep meals at home light and healthy with dishes like this Asian-inspired lemon-ginger salmon. No fat-free fake dressings or sodium-laden instant marinade mixes will muddy up your clean-eating efforts. Stay on the slim path with real, whole food ingredients perfectly combined for mouthwatering flavor without excess fat or calories.

Lemon-Ginger Salmon With Sesame Seeds

Lemon-Ginger Salmon With Sesame Seeds

Makes 2 servings


6 oz. salmon
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
1-1/2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
2 tsp. honey
½ tsp.ginger
½ Tbsp. parsley
½ tsp. ground pepper
1 Tbsp. sesame seeds
Nonstick cooking spray


  1. In small bowl, stir together lemon juice, honey, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, parsley and pepper.
  2. Arrange salmon in baking dish; pour mixture over salmon and refrigerate for one hour.
  3. Spray skillet with cooking spray and heat to medium-high heat.
  4. Cook salmon on both sides. Baste with additional marinade and let simmer for several minutes.
  5. Before serving, sprinkle on sesame seeds.

Nutrition info (2 servings): 263 calories, 34 grams carbs, 5 grams protein, 11 grams fat