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Try our miso salmon recipe then check out our salmon salad, healthy fish cakes, healthy salmon pasta and more healthy salmon recipes.


What are the health benefits of miso?

Bursting with beneficial bacteria, miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning made by fermenting beans with koji, a fungal culture (Aspergillus oryzae). Rich in minerals such as iron, calcium and phosphorus, as well as stress-busting B vitamins, miso adds a delicious umami flavour to a dish. We have used the sweeter, milder white miso to complement the salmon in our recipe. Try more recipes for a healthy gut.

Ingredients

  • 100g brown basmati rice
  • 2 skinless salmon fillets
  • 2 pak choi, quartered lengthways
  • a handful sugar snap peas
  • a handful baby corn
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced

SAUCE

  • 1 tbsp white miso
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • a thumb-sized piece ginger, finely grated
  • 1 clove garlic, finely grated

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the rice in lightly salted boiling water following pack instructions, then drain well.

  • STEP 2

    For the sauce, whisk together all of the ingredients with 100ml of water.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the grill to high and heat a non-stick oven-proof frying pan over a medium-high heat, lightly oil and season the salmon fillets then cook on one side for 2 minutes until crisp. Turn, remove from the heat and pour over the miso sauce. Put under the grill for 2-3 minutes or until the salmon is crisp and the sauce reduced and bubbling.

  • STEP 4

    Meanwhile, cook the pak choi, sugar snaps and baby corn in a large pan of boiling water until just tender, then drain well.

  • STEP 5

    Divide the rice and veg between two plates then add the salmon, spooning over any sauce. Sprinkle with spring onions to serve.

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