Sesame Ginger Salmon with Sweet Potatoes and Quinoa - Innit

Ingredients

4 Servings

Meat & Seafood

  • Salmon 4 fillets

Canned/Bottled Goods

  • Vegetable Broth 1/2 cup

Produce

  • Ginger 4 teaspoons

  • Thyme 2 sprigs

  • Sweet Potatoes 2

  • Scallion 5 1/8 teaspoons

  • Garlic Clove 7 cloves

Spices

  • Kosher Salt 1/2 tablespoon

  • Black Pepper 1 pinch

Dry Goods

  • Red Quinoa 2/3 cup

Pantry

  • Sesame Oil 1/4 cup

  • Toasted Sesame Seed 2 teaspoons

  • Soy Sauce 4 teaspoons

  • Water 1 1/3 cups

Preparation

  1. Sauté Sweet Potato

    Prepare ingredients. Set pan over medium heat for 1 minute. Add oil &w sweet potatoes. Cook & stir until they start to soften, 8-10 minutes. Add broth, green onions, ginger, & garlic. Cook until the broth evaporates & potatoes are tender & browned - about 10 minutes. Season.

    • 1 tablespoon Sesame Oil
    • 1, peeled and cut into 1-inch dice Sweet Potato
    • 1/4 cup Vegetable Broth
    • 2 teaspoons, thinly sliced Scallion
    • 1 teaspoon, minced Ginger
    • 2 cloves, minced Garlic Clove
    • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  2. Flavor & Boil Quinoa

    Combine all ingredients in large pot & bring to a boil.

    • 1 clove, smashed Garlic Clove
    • 2 sprigs Thyme
    • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 2/3 cup Red Quinoa
    • 1 1/3 cups Water
  3. Cover & Simmer Quinoa

    Reduce heat & simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Remove garlic & thyme. Fluff with a fork.

    • 2/3 cup Red Quinoa
  4. Cook Salmon

    Prepare ingredients. Set pan to high heat for 1 minute. Add (half) oil & salmon. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan. Add remaining oil, garlic, ginger & green onions to pan. Cook & stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add soy sauce & sesame seeds. Add salmon back to pan. Gently toss to coat with sauce.

    • 2 tablespoons Sesame Oil
    • 4 fillets, diced Salmon
    • 2 cloves, minced Garlic Clove
    • 2 teaspoons, minced Ginger
    • 4, thinly sliced Scallions
    • 4 teaspoons Soy Sauce
    • 2 teaspoons Toasted Sesame Seed
  5. Serve and Enjoy

    Pair with good music.

Nutrition

  Amount per
serving
Daily value percentage
Calories 870 kcal  
Total Fat 37.0 g 47%
Total Saturated Fat 6.0 g 31%
Unsaturated Fat 31 g  
Cholesterol 220 mg 73%
Sodium 1500 mg 70%
Total Carbohydrate 35 g 13%
Fiber Total Dietary 5 g 16%
Sugars Total 3 g  
Excellent Source: Protein 85 g 170%
Vitamin C 4 mg 4%
Calcium Ca 101 mg 8%
Iron Fe 5.5 mg 30%
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By Innit Culinary Team