Ginger-Glazed Salmon with Sautéed Spinach - Slimmr

Ginger-Glazed Salmon with Sautéed Spinach

Elevate your dinner with our Ginger-Glazed Salmon with Sautéed Spinach—a delicious and balanced option under 400 calories per serving. The warm, earthy flavours of ginger and tender salmon perfectly complement the vibrant sautéed spinach. This recipe serves two.

Ingredients (for 2 servings):

For the Ginger-Glazed Salmon:

2 salmon fillets (about 150g each)

2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce

2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup

1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to your spice preference)

1 tablespoon olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

For the Sautéed Spinach:

200g fresh spinach leaves, washed and trimmed

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

Salt and pepper to taste

A pinch of nutmeg (optional, for extra depth of flavour)


1. Prepare the Ginger-Glazed Salmon:

In a bowl, whisk together low-sodium soy sauce, honey (or maple syrup), grated fresh ginger, minced garlic, and red pepper flakes. This will be your glaze.

Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.

2. Sear the Salmon:

Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

Place the salmon fillets skin-side down in the hot skillet.

Sear the salmon for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until it’s cooked to your desired level of doneness and has a nice golden crust.

Pour the ginger glaze over the salmon during the last minute of cooking, allowing it to caramelize and coat the fish. Remove from heat.

3. Sauté the Spinach:

In a separate pan, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat.

Add minced garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant.

Add the fresh spinach leaves to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until they are wilted and tender.

Season with salt, pepper, and a pinch of nutmeg for extra flavour. Stir well.

4. Plate and Serve:

Divide the sautéed spinach between two plates.

Carefully place the ginger-glazed salmon fillets on top of the spinach.

Drizzle any remaining glaze from the skillet over the salmon for an extra burst of flavour.

5. Enjoy Your Ginger-Glazed Salmon with Sautéed Spinach!

This Ginger-Glazed Salmon with Sautéed Spinach is a harmonious blend of flavours and textures that’s perfect for a light dinner. With the warmth of ginger and the tenderness of salmon, it’s a culinary experience you won’t forget. Enjoy your delightful and nutritious meal!