Lemon Ginger Garlic Salmon

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This lemon ginger garlic salmon recipe is from my menu book for my professional athlete clients. Diet is 70% of weight loss or healthy lifestyle, 30 % is working out.

Ginger Garlic Salmon


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Lemon Ginger Garlic Salmon Cooking Tips:

Always cook fish over high heat. It helps the fish stay moist and flaky.

This recipe only has 383 calories per serving. Even though this recipe uses light soy sauce it’s still high in sodium.

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Can you make ahead?

Fridge: After salmon cools off, place in an airtight container in the fridge for 7 days max.

Reheating: Pop in a 350-degree oven for 10-15 minutes.

Ginger Garlic Salmon

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Substitution Options:

You can use coconut amino or liquid amino are great substitutes for soy sauce. They drastically cut the amount of sodium in your food.

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Ginger Garlic Salmon

Lemon Ginger Garlic Salmon

Kenneth Temple
This recipe is from my recipe index for my professional athlete’s clients to help him lose 15 lbs. in two months.
1 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 persons
Calories 287 kcal



  • 4 6 oz. salmon filets pin bones removed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 chives chopped small, garnish

Lemon Ginger Garlic Sauce

  • 1 inch piece ginger chopped
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted vegetable stock
  • ¼ cup Yamasa less sodium light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoons red chili flakes
  • 2 lbs. of steamed or roasted vegetables


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Season salmon evenly on both sides with salt and pepper. Place on a foiled lined baking sheet, spray for 2 seconds with cooking spray, sit to the side.
  • Turn on the heat to medium in a pot add all the ingredients for the lemon ginger garlic sauce. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low, simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Bake salmon in the oven for 7 minutes.
  • When sauce is finished pour 1 tablespoon of sauce over each piece of salmon and garnish with chives. Serve each portion of salmon with 8 oz. of vegetables.




Serving: 0gCalories: 287kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 36gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 94mgSodium: 2063mgPotassium: 957mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 370IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 41mgIron: 2mg
Keyword lemon ginger, salmon
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