Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Miso-glazed salmon salad with sesame & lemon dressing

Super quick, healthy salad for the start of the week. Great flavours from a few key ingredients.

(serves 2)
Takes 20 minutes


Glaze
  • 2 tbsp miso paste
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp hot water
To make the glaze, combine miso, mirin, sugar & water & mix well.

Dressing
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 lemon (or lime), juiced
  • pinch of sugar

Combine all the dressing ingredients in a small jar and shake well.

  • 2 carrots, peeled & sliced into small batons
  • 1 fresh chilli (or dried if you don't have any fresh ones on hand), seeds & ribs removed, finely sliced
  • 2cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled & minced or finely grated
  • handful fresh coriander (optional)
  • bag of salad leaves of choice
  • 400 grams salmon, skinned, boned & diced
  • Sesame seeds for garnishing
Method
  1. In a bowl mix prepared carrots, chilli & ginger with the dressing. Place salad onto large platter and toss with vegetables.
  2. Heat a large pan over a high heat. Spray with oil. Add salmon & cook quickly for 1-2 minutes until almost cooked.
  3. Reduce heat to lowest setting and add miso glaze. Toss to coat salmon pieces, cook for 1 minute and remove from the heat.
  4. Top salad with salmon pieces and any remaining glaze. 
  5. Sprinkle with sesame seeds & torn coriander leaves. Bon app├ętit!

Adapted from Healthy Food Guide



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