Main Dishes

Firecracker Baked Salmon

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I really do like salmon, but it really sealed the deal as my favorite healthier option for dinner with this recipe! It’s a high quality protein, plus it’s got a lot of omega-3 fatty acids, and it’s chuck full of vitamins. Some people would even go as far as saying it’s among the world’s healthiest foods. Crazy, right?! Some people shy away because of that “fishy smell”, but I promise, if you cook it right, it tastes SO good. The red pepper flakes give this salmon just the right amount of kick, a

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4 4-oz salmon fillets
¼ cup peanut oil (you can substitute this for canola oil)
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped green onions
2 teaspoons brown sugar
½ teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (you can add a little more or a little less depending on how hot you want it!)
In a small bowl, mix together the oil, soy sauce, vinegar, onions, sugar, ginger, and pepper flakes. Pour the mixture into a large ziploc bag. Add the salmon fillets to the bag, zip it up, and then shake it...
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Nutritions

Calories
105

Sodium
643mg
26% DV

Fat
4g
7% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV