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 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!