Food To Be Fit: Sweet & Spicy Teriyaki Glazed Salmon with Sautéed Gai-Lan

I decided to be creative and make Sweet & Spicy Teriyaki Glazed Salmon Fillets with sautéed Gai-Lan (Chinese Broccoli). keep my food reviews & comments minimal, lets just say my boyfriend almost licked the plate, and all I could hear in between bites was "WHOA!", "UNREAL!", "AMAZING!", and "MMM". So, without further ado:


Sweet & Spicy Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

  • 1 tbsp Keen's Hot Mustard
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 tbsp 100% maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup Kikkoman Less-Sodium Teriyaki Marinade & SauceDSC_0445
  • 2  6oz. salmon fillets

Sautéed Gai-Lan

  • 1 bunch Gai-Lan (Chinese Broccoli)
  • 1-2 thinly sliced shallots
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp sesame oil


  1. In a medium sized bowl, mix hot mustard, honey, garlic powder, maple syrup, lemon juice & teriyaki sauce until well combined.
  2. Place salmon fillets face down in the marinade and place in fridge for 30 minutes.
  3. Set oven rack to about 8-inches from the top. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  4. DSC_0451In a glass baking dish, place salmon fillets face up and pour the marinade into the dish. Set timer for 15 minutes and place in the oven.
  5. Heat oil in a large pot and sauté the garlic and shallots and crushed red chilli flakes until fragrant. Add Gai-Lan and cook covered until bright green and fork tender.
  6. After cook time is finished, broil salmon for 5 minutes so the top gets a golden brown & the marinade on top thickens.
  7. Enjoy.

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