Healthy Hints

Oily fish like salmon, trout, mackerel, sardines and herring are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to help reduce blood stickiness. This in turn could reduce your risk of heart disease, as part of a healthy lifestyle. Choose oily fish once a week.



  • 1 heaped tsp honey

  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce

  • 1-2 tsp coarse grain mustard

  • 2 garlic clove, crushed

  • 2 cm chunks fresh ginger, chopped

  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaf, finely chopped

  • 1 tsp fresh green chilli, chopped (optional)

  • 2 salmon fillet, each about 120 grams

What does this chart mean?

  • Calories232kcal
  • Protein24.8g
  • Fat13.3g
  • Saturated fat2.3g
  • Carbohydrate3.5g
  • Sugars (Total)2.7g
  • Fibre0.1g
  • Salt1.5g


1. Mix together all of the ingredients except the salmon. Marinade the salmon fillets in this mixture and set them aside for half an hour (if you have time).
2. Place the fillets with the marinade on a lightly greased baking tray and cook in an oven preheated to 200°C (400°F) or gas mark 6 for 10–12 minutes until just cooked.

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