The Myriad Health Benefits of Norwegian Salmon

Published: 21st January 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th January 2015 11:24 PM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: The health benefits of Norwegian salmon are quite unparalleled.

Norwegian.jpgThis rich oily fish with its distinct pink-orange colour is high on flavour as well as goodness. With its high protein, omega-3 fatty acids and high vitamin D content, salmon especially the wild variety is perfect for those on a diet, people following a dedicated fitness regime as well as foodies. A grilled Norwegian salmon fillet is the easiest thing to cook as well as the tastiest health food you might eat.


Grilled Salmon with Balsamic marinade Ingredients

  •     Salmon - 150 gms (cut into 2 individual fillet portions)
  •     For the marinade
  •     Balsamic Vinegar - 1 tbsp
  •     Sea salt - to taste
  •     Fresh pepper - 1/2 tsp
  •     Fresh dill - A few sprigs]
  •     Extra-virgin olive oil - 1 tsp


  • Place the salmon in a heat-proof glass bowl.
  • Mix the ingredients for the marinade and pour over the salmon.
  • Let the marinated fish sit for 30 mins.
  • Cover the dish with foil and bake at 180 degree centigrade for about ten minutes or till done. To check donenness, prick the edge with a fork to see if the fish flakes off.
  • Alternatively you can grill the fish in a pan or over a grill after basting it with some more olive oil. Let the fish cook skin side down so that it is crisp and pink.

Note: Remember to use Traditional Balsamic Vinegar made from grapes rather than the artificially flavoured version.


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