almond crusted salmon with soy glaze

almond crusted salmon with soy glaze


Pan-seared almond crusted salmon on bed of garlic-ginger veggies and soy honey glaze. Healthy and light dinner or lunch dish.


4-6 salmon fillets

1/2 cup almond flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

3 tablespoons oil (I used light olive oil)

2 tablespoons butter


1/4 cup tamari or soy sauce

3 tablespoon honey

1/3 cup water

1 tbsp + 1 tsp vermouth or 1 teaspoon dijon mustard

3 tablespoons butter

Sauteed ginger-garlic veggies-

sliced broccoli, brussel sprouts,cabbage,kale (I bought salad kit from costco)

shredded carrots

pea shoots (optional)

1 tablespoon sesame oil

1 tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 tablespoon minced ginger

2 tablespoons soy sauce mixed with 2 teaspoons honey



Season salmon with salt and pepper.

Combine almond flour,salt and pepper.

Heat oil and butter in a skillet.

Dip top of salmon fillets in almond flour mix and add it to the skillet skin side up.

Cook until golden and crusty on all sides.


In a saute pan, whisk to combine tamari/soy sauce,water,honey,vermouth or mustard.

Bring to boil on medium high heat and continue to simmer for 3-4 minutes.

Turn off heat and whisk in butter one tablespoon at a time.


Heat oil and butter in a saute pan on high heat.

Throw in garlic and ginger. Quickly swirl around the pan and add in soy sauce honey mixture.

Add in and toss veggies and saute for 1-2 minutes. Don’t over cook.

pour some sauce/glaze on the bottom of dinner plate.

Spoon veggies to the side of sauce and place fish on top of veggies and sauce.




Salmon Pasta Dish

Salmon Pasta dish


What I like about pasta dish is …. it’s really quick and easy to prepare,looks mouthwatering and fancy, and always delicious! This salmon pasta dish is light and tasty. Capellini pasta and tender salmon chunks tossed in creamy buttery  wine sauce with a hint of lemon and touch of fire (red pepper flakes).



8 ozs capellini pasta

1.5 – 2 lbs salmon cut in chunks

1 shallot minced

2 garlic cloves minced

4 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoon butter

1/2 cup white wine

1/3 cup heavy whipping cream

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

4-5 basil leaves chopped

salt and pepper

grated parmesan cheese

lemon slices for serving



Cook your choice of capellini pasta according to package instruction. I used whole wheat.

Season salmon chunks with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Heat a medium-large pan on medium heat.

Add oil and 1 tablespoon butter.

Add shallots and garlic. Saute for about 1 minute.

Arrange salmon chunks on the pan. Cook both sides for about 2 minutes per side.

Add chopped basil between fish pieces.

Bring the heat to high,and carefully add white wine. Cook for about 30 seconds to one minute.

Pour in heavy whipping cream and add hot pepper flakes.

Add parmesan cheese and season with salt. Turn off heat.

Carefully stir in remaining 2 tablespoon butter. Careful  not to brake delicate fish pieces.

Add cooked pasta to the pan and gently toss.

Drizzle with little bit of lemon and sprinkle parmesan cheese before serving.






Salmon with Spinach and Tomatoes

salmon with spinach-2


This is a flavorful salmon dish that can be  perfect for any dinner party. Delicious,moist, and boosted with flavor from garlic,basil, and lemon. This salmon dish is baked in parchment paper to keep in the flavor and moisture, then topped with sautéed spinach and tomatoes.


1 fillet of salmon (about 2 lbs +/-)

6 tablespoon butter melted

1/4 cup finely chopped basil

6 garlic cloves crushed

1 tablespoon white wine

1 tablespoon squeezed lemon juice


black pepper

1/4 cup parmesan cheese shredded

1 shallot chopped

4 cups spinach

8 0zs  cherry or grape tomatoes sliced in half

2 tablespoons oil



Heat oven to 400 degrees.

Line a baking pan with parchment paper.

Place fish on the baking sheet.

In a bowl combine melted butter,basil,garlic,white wine, and lemon juice.

Season fish with salt and pepper.

Pour butter mixture over fish.

Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Cover fish with parchment paper by over lapping paper on top then folding the sides under the fish. (similar to envelope)

Bake for about 20 -25 minutes.


Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium heat.

Add shallots and cook until softened.

Add tomatoes and cook until slightly soft.

Add spinach and turn of the heat.

Continue to stir with thongs until spinach is slightly softens.

Arrange salmon on a serving plate.

Add spinach with tomatoes over salmon.




salmon with spinach-3



Tamari-Garlic Glazed Salmon on Cedar Plank



Summer days have been really warm for us,with slightly cool evenings.Perfect weather to grill something and enjoy your dinner with family or friends.There is several recipe blogs I always follow, and one of them is where I got this recipe for delicious and moist cedar plank salmon.It’s one of the best salmon recipes I tried and can’t pass with out sharing it .


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Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon with Lemon and Garlic


This is one of my all time favorite recipe for plank grilled wild salmon.The fillet is so tender,moist,seasoned and infused with smoky aroma.If you haven’t tried plank grilling salmon,I highly recommend to try it and experience the difference from plain grilled salmon.This recipe is very simple and the taste is amazing.


Salmon Cakes with creamy dill sauce

2 lbs fresh wild salmon
1 onion chopped
1 egg
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 tablespoon hot sauce
1 teaspoon black pepper
salt to your taste
2 tablespoon fresh finely chopped parsley ( I used Italian)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
6 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup oil
panko bread crumbs

Saute onions with 3 tablespoon butter in a saute pan.
Grind fish,sauteed onions and parsley by using a meat grinder.
Add all the spices,hot sauce,mustard,mayonnaise and egg to the fish.
Mix well to combine all the ingredients.

Form the fish mixture into patties and coat it with panko breadcrumbs.
Heat a skillet with oil and 3 tablespoon butter on medium heat.
Fry the fish patties on both sides. 5-7 minutes per side.
Add more oil and butter if needed.

3/4 heavy whipping cream
3 pieces laughing cow swiss cheese
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon franks hot sauce (optional)

In a small sauce pan on medium heat, bring heavy cream and cheese to simmer.Always stirring until cheese is completely melted. ( about 5 minutes)
Turn off the heat and add salt,lemon juice,hot sauce and dill.Mix well and serve immediately over salmon cakes.

Salmon rolls in phyllo dough

This is a satisfying and awesome appetizer especially if you’re a seafood lover. Salmon rolls in phyllo dough  are filled with cream cheese and pimentos . I love this appetizer! It’s so delicate and delicious.The outside is crisp and flaky with creamy filling. I made for my sisters bridal shower that is getting married on February 26,2012

Phyllo dough
1 stick butter melted
Fresh (I like to use wild)fillets of salmon sliced into 1/2 inch strips
cream cheese
1 jar of  diced pimentos(red sweet pepper)
white pepper
dry dill

Heat oven to 400 degrees

Unroll the phyllo dough sheets.
Spread some melted butter with a brush all over the sheet.
Place second sheet on top and repeat with butter.
Place salmon strips on the edge of the phyllo dough.
With your hand take  some cream cheese and form it into a strip,and place it on top or by salmon.
Add Pimentos along the line.
Sprinkle with little bit of white pepper and salt.
Roll it up,brush on some melted butter on top and sprinkle with dry dill.
Repeat the steps for the rest of the rolls.
Bake it in the oven for about 10 minutes or so.