Salmon and Vegetable Stir-Fry the Pescatarian Way!
If you’re looking for a heart-healthy and low-fat meal that’s also packed with flavor, this salmon and vegetable stir-fry is just the ticket. It’s loaded with colorful veggies and protein-rich salmon, making it a great choice for anyone following a pescatarian diet.
What is the Pescatarian Diet?
The pescatarian diet is a type of vegetarian diet that includes seafood. It’s a great way to get all the health benefits of a vegetarian diet while still getting the important omega-3 fatty acids found in fish. Plus, studies have shown that a pescatarian diet can help lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, and other chronic health conditions.
1 lb fresh salmon fillet, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
1 onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 zucchini, sliced into thin rounds
1 yellow squash, sliced into thin rounds
1 cup broccoli florets
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp sesame oil
Sesame seeds (optional, as garnish)
Salt and pepper to taste
In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, cornstarch, and sesame oil. Set aside.
Heat a large skillet or wok over high heat. Add a little bit of oil and swirl to coat the pan.
Add the salmon pieces to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked. Remove the salmon from the pan and set aside.
Add the garlic, onions, bell peppers, zucchini, and yellow squash to the pan. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender-crisp.
Add the broccoli florets to the pan and stir-fry for an additional 1-2 minutes.
Pour the soy sauce mixture over the vegetables and stir to combine. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes, or until the sauce thickens.
Return the cooked salmon to the pan and toss everything together until well combined.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Optional: Sprinkle some sesame seeds over the plated dish.
Serve hot and enjoy!
This recipe is not only delicious, but it’s also heart-healthy, low-fat, and lower-carb. By using plenty of colorful veggies and lean salmon, you can enjoy a flavorful meal that’s good for your body. Plus, it’s a great way to get all the health benefits of a pescatarian diet!