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.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 dash sesame oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon julienned fresh ginger
- 1 tablespoon Chinese black bean and garlic sauce
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 4 (4 ounce) fillets salmon
- salt and pepper to taste
Begin heating water in the bottom of steamer pot.
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.
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.
Steam for 10 to 12 minutes, or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.