Simple Responsible Choice Salmon

When you’re looking for an easy yet delicious option for dinner, don’t count seafood out. This simple Responsible Choice salmon recipe is quick and satisfying.

All you need:

  • 4 (5 to 6 oz each) Responsible Choice salmon fillets
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • Cooked quinoa and vegetables, for serving

All you do:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place salmon, skin-side-down, on a non-stick baking sheet. Bake until salmon is cooked through, the internal temperature should reach 145 degrees, 12 to 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk together brown sugar, soy sauce and mustard in a medium skillet and heat over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes, until hot and bubbling. Remove from heat and ladle sauce over salmon.
  4. If desired, serve salmon over a bed of quinoa and a side of vegetables for a wonderful lunch or dinner.

Author: Stacey Wertzberger

My name is Stacey Wertzberger and I am the chef at Hy-Vee’s Fleur Drive store in Des Moines. I am a 2004 graduate of Iowa State University, where I received a degree in hotel and restaurant management. I worked for six years as a sous chef at the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Des Moines before joining Hy-Vee six years ago. I worked first as catering manager and then became the chef at the Fleur store in late 2012. What I love most about my job is being able to help people understand they can cook healthy meals without sacrificing flavor. I like helping people make memories in the kitchen. Most of my fondest memories are around the kitchen and food, and I like helping people understand that it’s not hard to make a gourmet meal that people will remember.