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Miso Salmon with Rice and Carrot Salad

Updated: Aug 2, 2020

Tasty, healthy fats and a yummy, vitamin rich salad.

We couldn't have discussed to topic of Japanese food without making a fish dish.

Since Japan is made up of many islands, fish is widely available here and a staple of Japanese cuisine. People in Japan will easily eat their 2 or more recommended servings of fish every week. This in turn decreases the risk for cardiovascular diseases in Japan.

What lacks in the Japanese diet is fiber - resulting in a high constipation rate. Consuming more whole grains (such as brown rice, whole wheat noodles - such as soba noodles), fruits and vegetables could help reduce this. I chose to pair my salmon dish with white rice, yet added a salad to make for a more complete meal.

I got my inspiration for the Miso Salmon recipe from Tasty's Rie (because everyone loves a girl who can Make it fancy!). I then modified my Sushi Salad recipe for a simpler yummy Carrot Salad that goes extremely well with the salmon. Add a small amount of rice (about the size of your fist) and you are done!

This recipe is part of the 2020 - Week 31 Menu - Japanese Recipes. Look under Menus for all other recipes of the series or Subscribe to our mailing list and receive complete weekly menu ideas with everything from the grocery shopping list to all standardized recipes in a menu, as well as an organized Order of Cooking list to save you time in the kitchen.

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