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Lemon Ginger Garlic Salmon

Lemon Ginger Garlic Salmon- This recipe is from my recipe index for my professional athlete’s clients to help him lose 15 lbs. in two months. Diet is 70% of weight loss or healthy lifestyle, 30 % is working out.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4


  • 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


  • 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.
  • In a pot over medium heat add all ingredients for lemon ginger garlic sauce, bring to a boil and reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. With 10 minutes on the clock pop 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.


383 calories per serving.
Because this recipe uses light soy sauce it’s high in sodium you can use coconut amino to drastically cut the sodium.