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Spicy Ginger Salmon Buddha Bowls

Published November 05, 2018
Kate Sullivan

Written By: Kate Sullivan, MS

Kate holds a MS in Business Psychology and is currently a PHD researcher in Well-Being and Performance Psychology.

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<article> <section> <p align="justify">Looking for a dish to spice things up on your keto diet? Look no further! This Buddha Bowl is perfect for lunch or dinner and is loaded with nutrients. Salmon is well known for its versatility and health benefits making it a perfect protein choice for this tasty dish. Great for on the go or as a quick weeknight meal, this is a perfect dish when you are short on time and trying to stick to a ketogenic diet.</p> <header>Why eat salmon on keto you ask?</header> <b>Rich in healthy fats, protein and nutrients:</b> <p align="justify">Salmon is one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA and high in B Vitamins. A 3.5 ounce(100-gram) portion of wild caught salmon has 2.6 grams of long chain omega-3 fatty acids which are credited for decreasing inflammation, lowering blood pressure and reducing cancer risk. Salmon is an excellent source of protein containing 22-25 grams per a 3.5-ounce serving to help you feel fuller longer, and keep your energy levels up throughout the day.</p> <b>Ginger, The Nutrient Powerhouse!</b> <p align="justify">Ginger has been used for thousands of years and for good reason. This spice is loaded with nutrients and compounds that have awesome benefits for our bodies and minds. It is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Ginger has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and improve various heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes. In some cases it has been shown to help empty the stomach and help brain function, indigestion, menstrual pain, lower cholesterol, and even fight infections! </p> </section> <hr class="divider-15 divider-thick mx-auto"> <section class="recipe"> <header itemprop="name">Spicy Ginger Salmon Buddha Bowl</header> <div class="prep"> <span> <meta itemprop="prepTime" content="PT5M">Prep Time: 5 minutes</span> <span> <meta itemprop="cookTime" content="PT10M">Cooking Time: 5-10 minutes</span> <span> <meta itemprop="recipeYield">Serves: 4</span> </div> <div class="sub-head">Ingredients:</div> <b>Salad:</b> <ul class="ingredients no-bullet"> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">2, 4 oz salmon fillets </li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">4 cups romaine lettuce</li> </ul> <b>Marinade:</b> <ul class="ingredients no-bullet"> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">2 Tablespoons coconut aminos </li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 Tablespoon rice wine vinegar</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 Tablespoon avocado oil </li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 Teaspoon sesame oil</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">2 teaspoons grated ginger</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">2 cloves garlic (finely minced)</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">½ teaspoon salt</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">¼ teaspoon red pepper flake</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1-2 teaspoon swerve</li> </ul> <b>Optional toppings</b> <ul class="ingredients no-bullet"> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">Avocado</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">Cucumber</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">Red cabbage</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">Bell pepper</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">Sprouts</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">Radishes</li> </ul> <hr class="divider-50 divider-medium"> <div class="sub-head">Instructions:</div> <ol itemprop="recipeInstructions"> <li><p align="justify">Place marinade ingredients in a small bowl or zip lock bag. Add salmon and marinade for up to 1 hour in the fridge. </p></li> <li><p align="justify">Preheat a large skillet and coat with non-stick spray or butter, then set to medium high heat. </p></li> <li><p align="justify">Cook salmon on each side for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown and medium on the inside.</p></li> <li><p align="justify">Remove from heat let cool.</p></li> <li><p align="justify">Cut into desired size pieces. Assemble bowls by adding lettuce, veggies and salmon. </p></li> <li><p align="justify">Add toppings of your choice and enjoy!</p></li> </ol> </section> </article>
Nutrition Facts

Serves 1


Calories

190.7


Amount Per Serving

Total Fat

7.8

Sodium

217.5

Carbohydrate

4.3

Sugar

0

Dietary Fiber

0

Protein

13


Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Serves 1


Calories

190.7


Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Amount Per Serving

Total Fat

7.8

Sodium

217.5

Carbohydrate

4.3

Sugar

0

Dietary Fiber

0

Protein

13

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