Glazed Salmon with California Avocado Slaw

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17 g
Total Fat
6 g
Dietary Fiber
32 g
26 g
Total Carbs
 Glazed Salmon with California Avocado Slaw

A simple Asian marinade makes a beautiful glazed salmon and doubles as the dressing for delicious California Avocado Slaw.


Serves: 4
Tbsp.  soy sauce
  clove garlic, peeled
tsp.  peeled and finely chopped fresh ginger
2 1/2  Tbsp.  honey
tsp.  sesame oil
1/4  cup  seasoned rice vinegar
1/4  cup  olive oil
  (5 oz.) salmon filets
1/4  cup  sliced water chestnuts, cut into thin strips
  medium carrot, shredded
  red bell pepper, thinly sliced
cups  shredded Napa cabbage
  As needed  Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  ripe Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch cubes

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


  1. Place soy sauce, garlic, ginger, honey, sesame oil, vinegar and olive oil in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Place salmon filets in a shallow dish and pour half the soy sauce mixture over top; turning filets to coat on all sides. Set aside.
  3. Place water chestnuts, carrot, bell pepper and cabbage in a medium bowl and toss with remaining soy sauce mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Add avocado and toss to combine. Set aside.
  4. Heat small amount of olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Place salmon skin-side up and cook until nicely browned, about 6 minutes. Turn salmon over and cook until it is cooked through, about 6 minutes more.
  5. To serve: Plate salmon and spoon slaw over each filet.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Calories 390
Total Fat 17 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5 mg
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Protein 32 g
Total Carbs 26 g
Cholesterol 80 mg
Sodium 380 mg
Potassium 1230 mg
Total Sugar 16 g

Vitamin A 4236 IU; Vitamin C 86 mg; Calcium 70 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 107 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 2.7 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 80%; Vitamin C 140%; Calcium 8%; Iron 10%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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