An energy boost with a KICK!
Next time you need a boost of energy, a delicious meal, or both, try making this Sriracha Salmon Power Bowl. It contains many important nutrients that nourish your body. It also contains an incredible combination of flavors and textures that you cannot miss!
Flavors we love in a nutritious power bowl
We love salmon for a lot of reasons, especially its meaty texture. Combined with the subtle heat and herbaceous flavors of Old Bay spices, it takes our worship to a whole new level!
This heart-healthy fish is also an excellent source of omega-3 essential fatty acids. Fortunately, as a society, we have finally overcome the idea that dietary fat makes you fat. It doesn’t! In fact, fat is a great weight loss tool as it controls your appetite by satisfying hunger. In addition, omega-3 fatty acids low blood pressure and fight Inflammation. Salmon is also rich in B vitamins, which are essential for energy production and cognitive function (also known as brain health).
Sweet potatoes, carrots, broccoli, arugula, and spinach all add an amazing amount of vitamins, minerals, and more to this amazing power bowl. When we combine Perfectly seasoned salmon with baked sweet potatoes and sauteed vegetables. At the end we get a wonderfully filling meal. Top it all off with spicy lime wedges and a slightly spicy Sriracha sauce, and you get a meal prepared in taste heaven!
Simple and low in carbohydrates
You may have noticed that there is no rice or quinoa in this power bowl. Most of the time, power bowls have a high carb punch. Not this time! The sweet potato acts as a carbohydrate base so we can limit the carbohydrate count to just 15 grams per serving. In addition to being low in carbohydrates, this recipe is also low in calories and high in protein! Can it get any better?
Actually yes! As if the flavors, textures, and nutritional profile weren’t enough to sell this dish, it’s super easy to make. This dish can be prepared in under an hour! There are two servings in this recipe, so it makes one big Food preparation Option too.
The benefits of preparing meals
Every time we come across such a nutritiously well-rounded recipe, we want to write it down as a future meal preparation option. Power bowls are an excellent choice if you need to prepare something in advance as they are low maintenance and easy to take with you. Cook it, store it in a single serving, and take it with you for lunch or dinner when you need quick and delicious fuel.
Heart-healthy salmon will keep for three days in the refrigerator after cooking. So you can double or triple this recipe (depending on how many people you’re cooking for). This means that you can cook it fresh for dinner one night and have it for lunch the next few days! Having healthy meals on hand ready when you need them prepare you for success. When they taste that good, you always look forward to your meals.
- 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
- 6th Ounces salmon skinless
- 2 teaspoon Old Bay spice
- 1/2 Cup Sweet potatoes diced
- 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
- 1/4 Cup chicken soup
- 1/4 Cup Carrots shredded
- 1/4 Cup broccoli cut into small florets
- 1/4 Cup arugula
- 1/2 Cup spinach
- 1 tablespoon Sriracha
- 1 lime cut into wedges
- 1 tablespoon coriander fresh, chopped
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Rub salmon with half of the olive oil and Old Bay seasoning. Transfer to a shallow baking dish and cook for 18-22 minutes, or until firm and flaky.
While the salmon is frying, add the diced sweet potatoes to the remaining olive oil and salt in a flat baking dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 375, until the sweet potatoes are tender and cooked through, but not too “mushy”. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
Preheat a nonstick pan over medium to high heat. Add matchstick carrots, broccoli, along with 1/4 cup of chicken or vegetable stock. Fry for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Divide the baby rocket and baby spinach into two serving bowls. Top with sauteed vegetables and then sweet potatoes. Place half of the skinless salmon on top of each bowl. Drizzle with sriracha chili sauce and serve with lime wedges and coriander.
Portion: 1everyone | Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 15thG | Protein: 19thG | Fat: 9G | Saturated fatty acids: 1G | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 942mg | Potassium: 758mg | Fiber: 3G | Sugar: 3G | Vitamin A: 8393IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg |
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