Inside Scoop: Step your salmon game up a notch with this Baked Ginger & Soy Salmon With Tomato Relish.
This recipe was submitted by Natalie Lavers, Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant.
We definitely love a good salmon filet. You can plain poach, roast, grill or sear it with a little bit of salt, pepper, lemon – it always tastes delish, and it’s always a versatile meal.
But, even though we know that there are so many amazing ways to do up a salmon filet, this Baked Ginger Soy Salmon With Tomato Relish is our new favourite salmon dish… ever! Like, we’ve been eating it week after week.
Never have we experienced a relish with such depth and flavour. Made with grass-fed butter, tamari, ginger and so many gorgeous little tomatoes, this relish makes a regular ol’ salmon filet turn into something totally magnificent.
The Baked Ginger & Soy Salmon With Tomato Relish, Your New Go-To
This Salmon With Tomato Relish is not only so simple to make, and you can even large batch the relish and top it on other wonderful dishes, but, it’s also really dang good for you.
With the lycopene from cooked tomatoes, the anti-inflammatory properties from ginger, and the omega-3 fats from salmon, not only is this salmon and tomato relish totally going to impress your taste buds, but you can absolutely enjoy the health benefits associated with it as well.
Salmon is one of our favourite meals to cook on the fly. Whether you bake it or pan sear it, it’s just so simple. That’s why this meal is a okay in our books. Even the sauce is pretty simple, and we usually cook the tomato relish in a large batch and freeze the leftovers, it goes great with eggs, chicken, veggie burgers, and so many other easy dishes. It really brings life to whatever it is you choose to cook. So, this Baked Ginger & Soy Salmon With Tomato Relish… definite go-to!
You know salmon is on our list as one of our favourite healthy protein sources, along with some incredible plant-based sources. There are so many delicious ways to get your protein in that isn’t beef or chicken, but knowing how and where to find those protein sources isn’t always the easiest thing. That’s why we whipped up this amazing Healthiest Protein Sources List which you can download here:
Complete this meal with a delicious and nutritious Simple Kale Salad And Garlicky Dressing, a combination for the win!
Have you ever tried to make a tomato relish before? We would love to know, leave a comment below.
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Baked Ginger & Soy Salmon With Tomato Relish
- 4 salmon filets
- 1 Tbsp coconut oil
- 2 Tbsp ginger chopped
- 1/4 cup shallots or green onions finely chopped
- 2 tomatoes medium, diced small
- 4 Tbsp tamari
- 1 Tbsp butter grass-fed or organic
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- In a small frying pan, melt butter, coconut oil and add ginger and shallots and sauté until soft and beginning to brown.
- When ginger and shallot are browned add the tomatoes and tamari to the pan and with the butter and reduce on medium heat.
- Stir occasionally until you have a dark browning red thick sauce.
- This sauce can be made ahead of time and heated up while cooking the salmon.
- Preheat broiler to 475 degrees. Place salmon on a lined cookie sheet and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Place salmon under the broiler until nicely browned on top (8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and check one filet to ensure that salmon is cooked to desired consistency. If the salmon is not cooked to your liking, turn off broiler and place the salmon back on the top shelf for 2 minutes.
Plate your salmon and add spoon sauce over each filet. Serves well with roasted sweet potato and sautéed baby bok choy, or kale salad.
Natalie Lavers is a schoolteacher, mother of two and holistic nutrition consultant from Montreal, Quebec. As a nutritional consultant, she combines her love for education with her passion for food by helping individual clients understand health-supportive food and running nutrition workshops for both adults and children in and around the city. She has a keen interest in gut health and is an avid fermenter- there’s always some kind of food aging on her counter! The power of food to heal, nurture and energize the body never ceases to amaze her and she shares this enthusiasm as she guides audiences and clients in discovering their potential for change. You learn more on her website here.