Caramel salmon with carrot slaw

Total 35 min
Serves 4

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Ingredients

2
medium carrots, peeled and coarsely grated
3 cups
thinly sliced cabbage
1/4 cup
chopped cilantro
4 tbsp
lime juice, divided
2 tsp
1/4 tsp
fresh pepper, to season
4
skinless salmon fillets
1 tbsp
1/4 cup
granulated sugar
1/4 cup
4 tsp
3
garlic cloves, minced
2
green onions, thinly sliced diagonally

Instructions

  • COMBINE carrots with cabbage and cilantro in a medium bowl. Drizzle with 3 tbsp lime juice, sriracha and salt. Season with fresh pepper. Set aside. Cut salmon fillets into 1 1/2-in.-square pieces.
  • HEAT a large frying pan over medium-high. Add canola oil, then salmon. You may need to cook salmon in 2 batches. Cook until golden, 2 to 3 min per side. Transfer to a plate. Wipe pan clean with paper towels.
  • RETURN frying pan to heat over medium. Add granulated sugar and water. Cook, tilting the pan occasionally to help the sugar melt evenly, until dark amber, about min. Add remaining 1 tbsp lime juice, fish sauce and garlic. Cook until caramel is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, about 1 more min. Return salmon to pan. Toss gently. Cook until warm, min. Sprinkle with green onion. Serve with carrot slaw.

 

Nutrition

Calories 456, Protein 38 g, Carbohydrates 22 g, Fat 24 g, Fibre 2 g, Sodium 772 mg.

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