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Macadamia Encrusted Salmon

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This recipe is dedicated not only to weigh loss/maintenance but to slowing the aging process. Salmon and macadamia nuts are full of protein and essential fatty acids, in particular omega-3, which is crucial to healthy bodies.
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon steaks 1 inch thick
  • 1/2 tsp celtic sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 egg white
  • 40 g macadamia nuts chopped
  • 20 ml olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 dessertspoon pure butter
  • 8 tsp minced fresh parsley
  • 20 ml fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  • Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg white until frothy. Dip fish in egg white, then coat with nuts. Gently push nut mixture into fish.
  • Heat a skillet and add oil. When hot turn to medium heat and add the fish, cook for about 4-6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork.  Should be slightly pink inside.
  • Melt butter and stir in parsley and lemon juice – pour over fish and remove from heat – rest for 1 minute and serve with fresh salad.
  • This salmon and salad dish provides high quality protein with nutritious high fibre low GI carbohydrates.

Notes

Omega-3 oils help combat age-related diseases such as heart disease and Alzheimer’s through their anti-inflammatory properties.
As an added bonus, these fatty acid oils are also great for keeping the skin younger looking.  Enjoy this delicious dish that helps you look and feel fabulous.