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China Moon Salmon

China Moon Salmon


"You'll love the intense flavor of Asian ingredients that infuses this oh-so-easy salmon dish. And, the salmon is prepared in a steamer so it's healthy too! Serve with steamed rice and stir-fried vegetables."
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27 m servings 235 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 235 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 14 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 23.1 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 502 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Begin heating water in the bottom of steamer pot.
  2. Heat olive oil and sesame oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Saute garlic and ginger for 1 minute. Stir in black bean sauce and red pepper flakes. Cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in chicken broth; set aside.
  3. Rinse salmon, and pat dry. Season each side lightly with salt and pepper. Place in a small shallow pan. Spoon black bean mixture over salmon. Place in steamer pot over boiling water.
  4. Steam for 10 to 12 minutes, or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.

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  1. 21 Ratings

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I liked this recipe. Subtle flavors were interesting. However, I may poach the fish in a pan with the ingredients next time, rather than stea I think more of these unique flavors will be in e...

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It was kind of bland, even with all the strong tasting ingredient, and it didn't taste particularly Chinese. I think the amount of chicken broth should be reduced. It dilutes the taste, plus y...

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I liked this recipe. Subtle flavors were interesting. However, I may poach the fish in a pan with the ingredients next time, rather than stea I think more of these unique flavors will be in e...

My husband loved this recipe! He has never liked salmon until he tried this one. I did not steam the salmon, but baked it instead.

This recipe works best if it's put into pan without holes and allowed to poach in the juices. The fish absorbs all of the wonderful flavors and you can ladle the sauce over white rice. YUMMY!

This was great. My husband and I both thought it tasted really good, was very simple and fast to make. We don't have a steamer (well, we do but it's packed up right now) so we put the salmon i...

I used white salmon and tripled the amount of ginger. Turned out great. I would recommend Imagine Foods' Organic Free Range Chicken Broth for lots of flavor.

Great recipe. Tastes very similar to my boyfriend's mother's salmon recipe & it also has the same ingredients! The only thing I recommend is reducing the amount of chicken broth and adding a lit...

So delicious I found myself snacking on it in the wee hours of the morning. Wonderful cold too! This is wonderful served with ramen or soba noodles also might be good with some other vegetables...

This is a recipe to try!! I did not have the bean paste. I added rice wine vinegar, oyster sauce, and the remaining ingrediants. I also chose to bake for 15 minutes instead of steaming. Very...

I LOVE black bean and garlic sauce, and never thought to use it with salmon. I think I prefer it with my usual chicken/onion/green bell pepper combo, but it was still good. The only things I did...

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