15-Min Recipe for Salmon With Steamed Bok Choy And Almonds

Bok choy is an amazing Asian vegetable, and it’s really easy to cook. It pairs perfectly with salmon, which is also known for being easy to cook. Here’s the five min prep and 15 min cooking for the salmon with steamed bok choy recipe.

salmon with steamed bok choy recipe
15-Min Recipe for Salmon With Steamed Bok Choy And Almonds

Dish Ingredients

  • 4 6-ounces skinless salmon fillets
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped almond
  • 1 large bunch of small bok choy such as Shanghai bok choy
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • finely sliced fresh basil leaves (optional)

Preparing the Salmon With Steamed Bok Choy And Almonds

The preparation and serving could be split into three parts.

salmon with steamed bok choy recipe
15-Min Recipe for Salmon With Steamed Bok Choy And Almonds

Preparing the Bok Choy

  1. After cutting off the bottom, the middle section should be cut lengthwise. Now, cut the stems into 1-inch wide strips.
  2. In a large skillet (preferably wok but any other would do) heat olive oil and saute garlic and ginger for about 1 minute over medium heat.
  3. Add the bok choy strips and saute over high heat for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add water and continue cooking for another 4 to 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
  5. Season with hoisin and soy sauce, a handful of chopped almonds and pepper.

Preparing the Salmon

  1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper (don’t be too modest).
  2. Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil in a flat skillet over medium heat.
  3. Saute the fillets on one side until golden brown and the edges start to get crisp.
  4. Turn the fillets over and cook for another 1 to 3 minutes to finish.
  5. Transfer to a warm plate.
  6. Add chopped almonds to the pan and lightly saute with basil.

Assembling the Dish

  1. Place a layer of the bok choy and place fillets slightly above it.
  2. Spoon the almonds with basil overall.
  3. Enjoy!