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10-minute meal: Salmon teriyaki

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The chicken version might be more famous, but if you want to pack on muscle, salmon teriyaki should be your snack of choice. In addition to a big whack of protein, it also contains high levels of omega 3 fatty acids, which help you to recover after a tough gym session. For extra MF-approved goodness, this recipe also substitutes blood sugar-spiking noodles with high-fibre cucumber ribbons.

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Salmon teriyaki with cucumber ribbons

Ingredients (serves 1)

2 fresh salmon fillets / 1tbsp soy sauce / 1tbsp dry sherry / 2tsp olive oil / 1tsp caster sugar / 2tsp grated root ginger / 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped / 1 cucumber / 2tsp rapeseed oil

To make

  • Cut the cucumber into long, thin ribbons using a potato peeler.
  • Mix the soy sauce, olive oil, sherry, caster sugar, ginger and garlic.
  • Marinate the salmon in half the mixture and the cucumber ribbons in the other half for at least three minutes.
  • Fry the salmon in the rapeseed oil over a medium heat for three minutes on each side.
  • Serve the salmon on top of the cucumber.

Salmon provides vitamin B12, which boosts energy

Cucumber provides silica, which strengthens ligaments and tendons

Garlic provides manganese, which toughens up bones 

 

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