Baked Salmon With Zoodles & Quinoa

Baked Salmon With Zoodles & Quinoa

Feb 23, 2022 · Chef Julian
Feb 23, 2022Chef Julian

Baked Salmon With Zoodles & Quinoa

Introduction: 

Our Baked Salmon With Zoodles & Quinoa recipe is a delicious and nutritious option for a satisfying dinner. Tender salmon, zucchini noodles (zoodles), and quinoa come together in a harmonious blend of flavors and textures. This one-pan meal offers a balanced combination of protein, vegetables, and whole grains, making it a wholesome choice for a complete and satisfying dinner. Get ready to enjoy the delightful fusion of flavors in our Baked Salmon With Zoodles & Quinoa.

Essential Sports Nutrition Ingredients:

  • 2 salmon fillets (4.4 oz. /125g each)
  • 3.5 oz. (100g) quinoa, cooked
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2.5 oz. (70g) sundried tomatoes, rinsed, chopped

Salmon marinade:

  • 2 tbsp. tamari
  • 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. sweet paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. hot paprika
  • 1 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. black sesame seeds
  • chili flakes, to taste

 

Essential Sports Nutrition What you need to do:

1. Mix together the ingredients of the marinade and cover the salmon to marinate for about 1 hour.

2. While the salmon is marinating, cook the quinoa and spiralize the zucchini.

3. Heat the oil in the pan, add the crushed garlic and fry for 1-2 minutes. Add in the zoodles and stir occasionally until it softens (about 3-4 minutes). Towards the end add the chopped tomatoes, and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

4. Heat the oven to 480 F (250 C) and place the salmon on a baking tray or casserole dish. Bake for about 7 minutes.

5. Remove the salmon from the oven to rest for a moment. In the meantime, pour in the salmon juices into the quinoa, and mix well.

6. Divide the quinoa and zoodles between two plates, then place the salmon on top. Sprinkle with chili flakes to serve.

 

Kcal Fat Carb Protein
 487 28 19 38

 

Summary: 

Enjoy the nutritious and flavorful goodness of our Baked Salmon With Zoodles & Quinoa. This one-pan meal features tender salmon, zucchini noodles (zoodles), and quinoa, creating a balanced and satisfying dish. Experience the perfect marriage of flavors and textures as the salmon, zoodles, and quinoa come together in harmony. Elevate your dinner with this easy-to-make recipe that will nourish your body and delight your taste buds.

Conclusion: 

Elevate your dinner with the wholesome and flavorful combination of our Baked Salmon With Zoodles & Quinoa. This one-pan meal brings together tender salmon, zucchini noodles (zoodles), and quinoa to create a balanced and satisfying dish. Enjoy the delightful fusion of flavors and textures that will nourish your body and satisfy your cravings. With its easy preparation and delicious results, our Baked Salmon With Zoodles & Quinoa recipe is a must-try for a wholesome and satisfying dinner. Try it today and experience the deliciousness firsthand.

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Chef Julian, a celebrated chef from the Northeast, is renowned for his healthy recipes, including creative smoothies and low-calorie versions of popular dishes. He trained at the Culinary Institute of Vermont and enjoys taking his family on ski trips during the winter months.