• Lexi Abi-Khattar

Leek & Ginger Marinade Salmon with Swiss Chard and Butternut Noodles

Updated: Sep 27, 2019


Salmon Recipe Ingredients:

-2 six ounce wild caught Alaskan salmon filets

Marinade ingredients:

-1/8 cup olive oil

-1 TBSP Grass-fed butter

-1 clove of garlic finely chopped

-2 leeks or scallions finely chopped

-1 teaspoon fresh ginger finely chopped

Directions:

1) Rinse salmon, pat dry, sprinkle some fresh lemon juice and salt on salmon filets

2) Mix all marinade ingredients in a bowl and dip the salmon in it

3) Put salmon with marinade in refrigerator for an hour

4) Pan sear salmon on medium heat in 1/2 - 1 TBSP grass-fed butter for about 3 minutes on each side. Although it is best to babysit this one, since it is nature after all.





Swiss Chard ingredients:

1 bunch swiss chard

4 TSP Olive oil

1/4 medium onion, thinly sliced

1 garlic clove, thinly sliced

salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1) Make sure swiss chard is washed and drained well

2) Peel leaves off of stem and cut or tear roughly

3) Chop stems into 1/4 inch slices and put in bowl

4) Heat olive oil in a large skillet or pot over medium high heat and heat onion and garlic and cook until onions are soft and translucent (About 5-7 minutes). Reduce heat if onions are cooking too fast .

5) Add chard stems, cover and cook for 2 minutes.

6) Stir in chard leaves, cover and cook 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently. If necessary, add 1 TBSP water to create enough steam to cook greens quickly.

7) Greens will be wilted but still bright green when ready

Butternut Ingredients:

1-2 TBSP olive oil or grass-fed butter

spiralized butter nut squash

salt

Directions:

1) Heat a large skillet with butter or olive oil on medium high heat and add butternut spirals

2) Add salt and cook 3-4 minutes for al dente


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