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Asian-Style Steamed Salmon

Enjoy this simple, fast dish any weeknight

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
15 minutes 10 minutes 4 servings 3 oz salmon, ΒΌ C broth


1 C low-sodium chicken broth

½ C shiitake mushroom caps, rinsed and sliced (or substitute dried shiitake mushrooms)

2 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced (or 2 tsp ground)

¼ C scallions (green onions), rinsed and chopped

1 Tbsp lite soy sauce

1 Tbsp sesame oil (optional)

12 oz salmon fillet, cut into 4 portions (3 oz each)

Photograph of the completed recipe.
calories 175
Total fat 9 g
Saturated fat 2 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 208 mg
Total fiber 1 g
Protein 19 g
Carbohydrates 4 g
Potassium 487 mg


  • 1
    Combine chicken broth, mushroom caps, ginger, scallions, soy sauce, and sesame oil (optional) in a large, shallow sauté pan.  Bring to a boil over high heat, then lower heat and simmer for 2–3 minutes.

  • 2
    Add salmon fillets, and cover with a tight-fitting lid.  Cook gently over low heat for 4–5 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork in the thickest part (to a minimum internal temperature of 145 °F).

  • 3
    Serve one piece of salmon with ¼ cup of broth. 

Tip: Try it with a side of Sunshine Rice.

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