Slimming Superfood Recipe: A Delicious 1-Pot Teriyaki Salmon Dish

Hungry for a deliciously easy dinner that’s basically mess free? Self has a one-pot meal that will satisfy your cravings.

When it comes to food| our mantra is all about eating up to slim down. How| you might wonder? By focusing on nutrient-packed foods that boast serious health benefits. For example| salmon (a superfood!)| which contains omega-3 fatty acids that may alter certain gene expressions in your body to tell it not to store fat| is great for slimming down. (So while you’re eating| it’s helping you burn!)?Mushrooms also have lots of surprising benefits. And aside from all these awesome health perks| the whole recipe is crazy easy and can actually be made in one pot. Score!

If you’re cooking this recipe as part of the Get Fit 2015 meal plan| serve with one cup fruit salad (chopped fresh fruit).

Teriyaki Salmon

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons low-sodium teriyaki sauce1 tablespoon honey1 tablespoon rice vinegar4 teaspoons chopped garlic| divided1 teaspoon grated ginger1 teaspoon dark sesame oil6 salmon fillets (about 1 1/2 pounds)1 pound brussels sprouts| halved if large1 tablespoon canola oil| divided1/2 teaspoon salt| divided1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper| dividedVegetable oil cooking spray1/2 pound shiitake mushrooms| thickly sliced

DIRECTIONS

Position rack in middle of oven; heat oven to 450°. In a bowl| combine teriyaki sauce| honey| rice vinegar| 1 teaspoon garlic| ginger| and sesame oil. Place salmon in a shallow dish; sprinkle with 1 1/2 tablespoons teriyaki mixture; marinate 15 minutes. In a second bowl| toss brussels sprouts with 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic| 1/2 tablespoon canola oil| 1/4 teaspoon salt| and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Coat a rimmed sheet pan with cooking spray. Spread brussels sprouts in pan in a single layer; roast until light brown| 5 minutes. In a second bowl| toss mushrooms with remaining 1/2 tablespoon canola oil| 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic| 1/4 teaspoon salt| and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Move brussels sprouts to center of pan; top with salmon; place mushrooms in pan around edges; roast| stirring mushrooms occasionally| until salmon is just cooked through| 8 to 10 minutes. Top salmon with remaining teriyaki mixture; serve over brussels sprouts and mushrooms.

THE SKINNY: 484 calories per serving| 34 g fat (6 g saturated)| 17 g carbs| 3 g fiber| 27 g protein

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