Weight Watchers Honey Wasabi Salmon Recipe
Weight Watchers Honey Wasabi Salmon Recipe. A quick and easy seafood dinner that’s tasty and healthy.
To make this meal, you will need salmon fillet and scallions. For the sauce, you will need Mirin, rice vinegar, soy sauce, honey, and wasabi paste. You will have this dish ready in just 20 minutes for an easy dinner.
If you’re in the camp that salmon is boring, this recipe will change your mind. It’s full of flavor, and your taste buds will not be bored!
The sweet honey glaze pairs perfectly with the spicy wasabi, creating a delicious contrast of flavors.
Serve the salmon with steamed rice and vegetables for a complete meal.
What is Mirin
Mirin is a type of rice wine that is frequently used in Japanese cooking.
Mirin has a sweet taste and is often used to add flavor to sauces and marinades. It can also be used as a glaze for grilled or roasted meats.
While mirin is sometimes referred to as “rice wine,” it actually contains less alcohol than most wines.
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Soy sauce is a dark, salty liquid that is used as a condiment or flavor enhancer in many Asian cuisines. It is made by fermenting soybeans, wheat, and salt together.
Soy sauce has a complex flavor that can range from sweet to savory to umami. It can be used as a dipping sauce, marinade, or ingredient in cooked dishes.
Soy sauce is a versatile ingredient that can add depth of flavor to many different dishes.
Ginger is a popular spice with a distinctive, slightly spicy flavor.
It is used extensively in Asian cooking, but has become popular in Western cuisine as well. Fresh ginger is commonly used to add flavor to stir-fries, soups, and sauces. It can also be used to make tea or added to baked goods.
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Weight Watchers Honey Wasabi Salmon
- 3 tablespoon mirin (sweet cooking rice wine)
- 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
- 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 2 teaspoon wasabi paste
- 1 teaspoon fresh ginger peeled and minced
- 1 pound salmon fillet cut into 4 equal sized pieces
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- ¼ cup scallions sliced thin
For the Sauce:
- In a small saucepan, add mirin, reduced-sodium soy sauce, seasoned rice vinegar, honey, wasabi paste, and fresh ginger.
- Place over medium/high heat, and bring to a boil, stirring often.
- Cook for 5 minutes, still stirring often.
- Take sauce off heat, cover to keep warm, and set aside.
For the Salmon:
- In the meantime, season the salmon with salt and pepper.
- Prepare non-stick skillet by spraying with non-stick cooking spray.
- Place prepared skillet over high heat.
- In the skillet, add the salmon. Cook approximately 4 minutes, or until the bottom has browned. Flip and cook another 4 minutes, or until the bottom has browned, and the inside center is opaque.
- Top salmon with the prepared sauce, and then top with scallions.
- Serve immediately.
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