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Salmon & Veggies in Coconut Curry

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 407
Protein 35g
Fat 24g
Carbs 13g
Total Time

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Coconut Curry Salmon Recipe

Ingredients

salmon in coconut curry

Ingredients for 5 servings

  • 1 1/4 lb salmon fillets, skinned and cut into large chunks
  • pinch of sea salt & pepper
  • 2 teaspoons coconut sugar
  • spray avocado or coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon avocado or coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas
  • 1 (red) bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 can (13.5oz) full fat coconut milk
  • 2/3 cup seafood stock (or chicken or veggie broth)
  • 1/4 cup yellow (or green or red) curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 12oz (340g) cauliflower florets
  • Garnish
    • basil
    • fresh lime
Steps
  1. Season salmon with sea salt, pepper and coconut sugar. Rub it all over the skinless, raw salmon chunks.
  2. Set skillet on medium high heat and once hot, spray with oil.  Add the salmon fillets and sear for no more than 2 minutes to add color to the outside of the salmon, then remove the salmon from the skillet.
  3.  Add oil to the skillet, then add garlic, onion, ginger and lime zest.  Caramelize the onions and season the oil, about 3 minutes.
  4. Once caramelized, increase heat to high then add sugar snap peas and bell pepper.  Sear the veggies for 2 – 3 additional minutes.
  5. Add coconut milk, broth, curry paste and turmeric.  Reduce heat and bring to a light simmer.   Add the cauliflower  florets, then cover and cook for 8 to 10 minutes to  soften the cauliflower.
  6. After 10 minutes, remove the skillet from the heat and add the salmon  chunks back to the skillet and allow them salmon to finish cooking in the sauce.  Garnish with (Thai) basil and fresh lime.
  7. Enjoy as-is or with brown rice or jasmine rice for a heartier meal!
    salmon in coconut curry

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Calories
407
Protein
35g
Fat
24g
Carbs
13g
Sodium
Fiber
4g
Sugar
9g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.