This Superfood Recipe Is A Clutch Weeknight Dinner

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There are the meals that turn you into a lump on the couch, there are the meals that make you hungry twenty minutes later, and there are meals that do their job. Those meals often have superfoods in them — ingredients that make you feel unstoppable, that arm with you energy, and that feed your body with the all-powerful nutrients. The good news is, you don't have to force-feed yourself spoonfuls of wheat germ or gnaw on raw knubs of broccoli stems to feel good. Instead, you can eat this ginger soy glazed salmon, which we think definitely falls into the superfood category.
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Ginger Soy Glazed Salmon
Serves 4
Ingredients
1 pound wild salmon
4 inch piece of ginger, grated
1 garlic clove, grated
1/4 cup soy sauce (low sodium)
1/2 cup red wine
1/4 cup mirin
2 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 lime, juiced
1 tbsp olive oil
1 scallion, minced for garnish
Instructions
1. Combine the soy sauce, red wine, mirin, brown sugar, garlic, and 3/4 of the ginger in a sauce pan. Cook for 10 minutes, until it reduces by half. Remove from heat, and add the remaining ginger and the lime juice. Let cool.
2. Rub the bottom of a baking dish with the olive oil and place the salmon in it, skin side down. Spoon a tablespoon of the glaze over the fish and wait 5 minutes. Spoon another tablespoon of the glaze over the fish.
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3. Bake for 10 minutes at 250 degrees Fahrenheit. Spoon another tablespoon of glaze over the fish and return to the oven for another 10 minutes. Continue to do this until the fish is cooked to medium rare (gives a little resistance when you push it). Garnish with the scallion and serve.