Reach Recipe: Oriental Salmon

This high protein, low carb meal is great for muscle building and fat loss, as well as providing essential healthy fats to support a healthy body.

Ingredients

20ml soy sauce
30ml cold water
1 inch piece fresh ginger, very finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, very finely chopped
1 tbsp honey (or use natural sweetener of your choice)
2 x 170g salmon fillets
2 tsps coconut oil 1 tsp sesame seeds

Serves 2
Per serving:
440 calories
28g fat
12g carbs
35g protein

Method

Combine the soy sauce, water, ginger, garlic and honey in a bowl and stir well.

Place the salmon in a bowl and pour over the marinade, rubbing the garlic and ginger into the salmon with a spoon.

Refrigerate for 30 minutes or overnight.
Place the sesame seeds in a non stick frying pan over a medium heat.
Toast gently, stirring frequently until the seeds are a golden colour.
Heat the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat.
Add the salmon and cook for 5-6 minutes, until the skin is golden and crispy.
Turn and cook for a further 3-4 minutes, or until the salmon in thoroughly cooked.

The flesh will be a pale pink colour when cooked.

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Dan Sroda
Personal Trainer at Reach Personal Training
Dan Sroda is a Personal Trainer based in Birstall, serving Leeds and Bradford.


As the owner and lead trainer at Reach Personal Training, I am responsible for the philosophy of the business and overseeing client programmes.

My mission is for Reach Personal Training to be synonymous with a long-term, real-life approach to health and fitness. We help our clients to integrate health and fitness into their busy lives. We don't do fads. We don't do crash diets. We do "Fitness For Life".

I have a family. I’ve always worked (and not always in the fitness industry). I have housework and shopping to do. I have a REAL life. So I know what it takes to balance a real life with a sustainable approach to health and fitness.

If I can do it then anyone else can too. All you need is the desire to make eating healthily and keeping fit a priority in your life. An hour a day, thirty minutes a day, even fifteen minutes a day of exercise, supported with a healthy diet based on whole foods, is all it takes to make steady long-term progress towards looking and feeling fantastic.

I have a few simple values upon which I have built Reach Personal Training. Only personal trainers who share these values will be part of our team.

- Friendliness. Just be a genuinely nice person, it's dead simple and it's the best way to live. Smile as much as possible and try to see the best in every situation.

- No fads. No pseudoscience. My background in academia makes me question everything. There is so much nonsense in the fitness industry, mainly because some people are in it to make money so they'll believe anything and questioning it will mean they can't believe in the product. We are different. We do what works. We use science to create our programmes and we never put profit over effectiveness. You will NEVER find Herbalife or Forever Living in our studio!

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