Glazed Teriyaki Salmon with Stir-Fried Vegetables

Glazed Teriyaki Salmon with stir-fried veggies has a tender and juicy texture, rich umami flavor and a perfect balance of salty and sweet.

As easy to make as it is colorful, it’s the perfect heart-healthy weekday dinner without compromising flavor when you don’t have a lot of time.

Plus it’s loaded with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, high-quality protein and essential vitamins and minerals.

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Teriyaki Glazed Salmon Recipe with Stir-Fried Vegetables

Eating Heart Healthy

A special thanks to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for this heart-healthy recipe, which is part of a DASH eating plan

DASH is a flexible and balanced way of eating that stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension and was developed by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Requiring no special foods, DASH provides daily and weekly nutritional goals to help lower two major risk factors for heart disease: high blood pressure and high LDL (bad) cholesterol.

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Glazed Teriyaki Salmon with Stir-Fried Vegetables

This recipe takes just 20 minutes to prep and 15 minutes to cook.

It makes 4 servings.

Ingredients:

Salmon:

  • 2 tablespoons light teriyaki sauce
  • 1/4 cup mirin or sweet rice wine
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons scallions, rinsed and minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ginger, minced
  • 12 ounces salmon fillets, cut into four portions (3 ounces each)

Vegetables:

  • 1 bag (12 ounces) frozen vegetables stir-fry
  • 1/2 tablespoon peanut oil or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic, minced (about 1 clove)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon scallions, rinsed and minced
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
Glazed Teriyaki Salmon is the perfect heart-healthy weekday dinner when you don't have a lot of time.

Teriyaki Salmon Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 F.

To prepare salmon: Mix teriyaki sauce, mirin, rice vinegar, scallions and ginger well. Pour over salmon and marinate 10-15 minutes.

Remove salmon from marinade.

Place salmon on baking sheet. Bake 10-15 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with fork in thickest part and reaches minimum internal temperature of 145 F.

To prepare vegetables: Thaw frozen vegetables in microwave or place bag in bowl of hot water about 10 minutes. In large wok or saute pan, heat oil. Add garlic, ginger and scallions; cook gently, but do not brown, 30-60 seconds.

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Add vegetables and continue stir-frying 2-3 minutes, or until heated through. Add soy sauce.

Serve one piece of salmon with 1 cup vegetables.

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Glazed Teriyaki Salmon with Stir-Fried Vegetables

Glazed Teriyaki Salmon with Stir-Fried Vegetables

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Glazed Teriyaki Salmon with stir-fried veggies has a tender and juicy texture, rich umami flavor and a perfect balance of salty and sweet.

Ingredients

Salmon:

  • 1/4 cup mirin or sweet rice wine
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons scallions, rinsed and minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ginger, minced
  • 12 ounces salmon fillets, cut into four portions (3 ounces each)

Vegetables:

  • 1 bag (12 ounces) frozen vegetables stir-fry
  • 1/2 tablespoon peanut oil or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic, minced (about 1 clove)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon scallions, rinsed and minced
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
    2. To prepare salmon: Mix teriyaki sauce, mirin, rice vinegar, scallions and ginger well. Pour over salmon and marinate 10-15 minutes.
    3. Remove salmon from marinade. Place salmon on baking sheet. Bake 10-15 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with fork in thickest part and reaches minimum internal temperature of 145 F.
    4. To prepare vegetables: Thaw frozen vegetables in microwave or place bag in bowl of hot water about 10 minutes. In large wok or saute pan, heat oil. Add garlic, ginger and scallions; cook gently, but do not brown, 30-60 seconds.
    5. Add vegetables and continue stir-frying 2-3 minutes, or until heated through. Add soy sauce.

Notes

Serve one piece of salmon with 1 cup vegetables.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 381Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 557mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 2gSugar: 8gProtein: 22g

Nutrient values are only estimates provided by online calculators. Various factors can change the nutritional information in any given recipe.

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