Honey Garlic Salmon

by Bailey Zygutis, Nutritionist, Vitruvian Fitness

It’s packed with protein that satisfies, making it a helpful tool in your fat loss. This fish contains omega-3s that help to reduce inflammation, which makes it a fabulous food for brain health. On top of all these attributes, it’s also a good source of vitamins B12 and D, which help the body function optimally in various ways.

  • 3 Salmon fillets
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 tbs Honey
  • 2 tbs Lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Cayenne powder
  • 1 tbs Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Parsley, chopped (optional)
  • 4 tbs Water
  • Pink salt
  • Black pepper

1. Preheat oven to 400º.

2. Sauce: Heat saucepan to medium-high and add oil. Add garlic and cook until browned. Combine lemon juice, water and honey, then add mixture to saucepan. Simmer until reduced to half, then remove from heat.

3. Salmon: Season salmon with salt, pepper and cayenne powder. Place on baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven, brush with sauce, then return to oven to broil (2-3 minutes).

4. Finish with remaining sauce, then add fresh parsley.

5. Enjoy alone or on a bed of rice.

Serves 3 | Time to Table 20 mins