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Steamed Salmon with Mustard Greens

Steamed Salmon with Mustard Greens
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Serves: 2 servings
Mustard greens wilt quickly, unlike spinach or kale, so be careful not to overcook them! The sweet and savory flavors of ginger and soy sauce balance well with the hint of spice from the mustard greens.

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  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil, plus additional for drizzling
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1" thick piece peeled fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 lb mustard greens {or kale}, cleaned, stemmed and torn into pieces
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce, plus additional for drizzling
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 2 6-8 oz. salmon fillets
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Heat oils in a very large skillet. Add garlic and ginger and sauté until fragrant and translucent (approx. 2 minutes).
  2. Add greens, soy sauce and water and sauté until greens wilt (approx. 2 minutes).
  3. Spread greens in bottom of pan. Top with salmon. Cover pan, reduce heat to medium and let fish steam until just thoroughly cooked (approx. 8 minutes).
  4. Serve fish on top of greens and drizzle with a little sesame oil and soy sauce.