If you're not eating salmon, you should be. It's high in quality amino acids and full of essential fatty acids. It's also an incredible protein source. Salmon definitely has a corner in the muscle-building market!
Perhaps you haven't regularly added salmon to your shopping cart because you aren't sure how to prepare it. If you're tired of mom's lemon-pepper recipe, more fish is not necessarily better. These six super-yummy, super-healthy salmon dishes will cure your boredom!
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Get your vitamin C and a great, tangy taste with this recipe. Because it's served with brown rice, it's a good option for long-term energy.
Salmon with Tomatoes
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Salmon burgers are a great choice and contain a healthful blend of protein, complex carbs, and essential fats.
- 1 can of Salmon, drained with bones removed
- 1 Whole Egg, 2 Egg Whites
- 1/3 cup Raw Oatmeal
- 2 tbsp freshly chopped Parsley
- 1 tsp minced Garlic
- 1 tbsp Olive Oil
- In a bowl, combine salmon, eggs, oatmeal, parsley, and garlic until well blended.
- Form mixture into patties about 1/2 inches thick.
- Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat and then place each patty on the pan.
- Cook patties for 4 minutes, flip, and then cook for another 2-3 minutes.
- Serve with a wholegrain bun or in a lettuce wrap. For extra flavor, smear bun or lettuce with a bit of Dijon mustard or low-fat mayonnaise mixed with lemon juice.
Serving Size 1 serving
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This quick recipe is great for a busy weekday evening and will provide you with healthy fats and protein. Combine with your choice of sides and you'll have a meal in 20 minutes flat.