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Healthy Recipe: Stress-Busting Orange Salmon

This delicious and nutritious salmon recipe is rich in omega-3s. Bonus: It takes less than 10 minutes.

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Cooking fish, we understand, might take you outside your kitchen comfort zone. But when it comes to your lean protein options, salmon packs a nutritional punch like no other. Not only do its omega-3 fatty acids promote heart health, but research has also shown that they might help decrease anxiety and stress levels.

So try this easy recipe for Stress-Busting Orange Salmon—with just 5 ingredients, 5 steps, and a 9-minute prep time, you can handle it. Trust.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz salmon fillet
  • Oregano, sea salt, and pepper to taste
  • 1 orange, cut into wedges
  • 2 cups raw spinach
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

Instructions:

  1. Season salmon with oregano, sea salt, and pepper.
  2. Slice orange into wedges and drizzle salmon with some juice from the pieces.
  3. Broil salmon in skillet with extra-virgin olive oil for 7 minutes.
  4. Add orange wedges to pan for last minute of salmon’s cooking time.
  5. Serve over a bed of raw spinach.

The Numbers: 520 calories, 51g protein, 18g carbs, 27g fat, 4g fiber.

Prep Time: 9 Minutes
 

 

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