Salmon! Whether baked, broiled, or grilled is uncontestably tasty. More so, salmon is a star of many dining tables, and this dash diet salmon recipe is no different.

For this recipe, get your manuka honey, Asian rice vinegar, and salmon fillets ready. Something beautiful is about to hit you.

Let’s make this recipe.

Dash Diet Salmon

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main dish
Cuisine American
Calories 250 kcal


  •  3 ounces whole salmon fillets
  • 2 thinly chopped scallions
  • 5 tbsp Asian rice vinegar
  •  4 soy sauce (low sodium)
  •  6 cloves minced garlic
  •  1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  •  3 tbsp sesame oil (Asian)
  • 2 tbsp Manuka honey
  •  1 tsp finely ground ginger


  • Rinse salmon fillets through and drain with a kitchen towel until they becomes dry.
  • Place drained salmon fillets in a baking dish and set it aside.
  • Get a small bowl. Pour soy sauce, sesame oil (Asian), garlic, Asian rice vinegar, Manuka honey, ginger, scallion, and ground black pepper. Mix all ingredients using a hand whisk.
  • Pour the seasoned mixture on the salmon fillets. Ensure the mixture coats every part of the salmon. Then cover the coated salmon fillets with a lid and freeze for about 3 hours.
  • Transfer the frozen salmon fillets to a large baking sheet. Also, skin the salmon fillets.
  • Next, preheat the oven to about 350°F. Place the skinned salmon fillets in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Fillet is ready once it turns brown.
Keyword Dash diet salmon, main meal

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What to serve with dash diet salmon

Perhaps you’re running out of what to eat for breakfast. Getting a dish of salmon on your table is the right step but that’s not all, finish off with these side dishes.

Honey sauce

You can prepare your sweet, creamy honey sauce with honey as the chief ingredient. Also include mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, and several spices.

Moreover, sweet side dishes are ideal blends for salmon. This makes it more of a reason you should consider honey sauce as a perfect pairing for your salmon.

Maple glaze 

The maple glaze is also another sweet side dish you can also pair with salmon. To prepare a delightful, mouth-watering maple glaze, you need just five ingredients. These ingredients are butter, maple syrup, brown sugar, milk, and salt.

After preparing the glaze, coat it on all sides of your salmon and enjoy.

Broccoli soup

“Oh damn. This is really good” I couldn’t help exclaiming the first time I tried salmon and broccoli soup. I’m sure you would also love it because the combo is a splendid one!

Broccoli soup comprises broccoli, milk, and stock. It also tastes mildly creamy when paired with salmon.

FAQs:  Dash diet salmon

Here are some frequently asked questions about dash diet salmon that can help soothe your worries:

What’s the essence of dash diet salmon?

The dash in “dash diet” means “dietary approaches to stop hypertension“. The DASH diet is a healthy eating plan designed to help treat or prevent high blood pressure (hypertension). The DASH diet includes foods that are rich in potassium, calcium, and magnesium. 

Thus, you have to prepare your salmon in a way that will lower your blood pressure. This is done by adjusting the ingredients. 

Can a pescatarian eat dash diet salmon?

Yes! Pescatarians are fish eaters. So they can eat any fish species, most especially salmon, irrespective of whether it’s a dash diet salmon or not.

Nutritional value:

  • Calories: 250kcal
  • Dietary fiber: 1g
  • Fat: 21g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 9g
  • Protein: 31g
  • Sodium: 204mg
  • Cholesterol: 81mg
  • Calcium: 11%
  • Potassium: 756mg

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