lemon chia salmon

Is fish and chips your favorite junk food? Do you dream about McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish while trying to eat healthy? All joking aside, this recipe is perfect for anyone craving some breaded fish. Or if you just have a big bag of chia seeds in the pantry you want to use! Add a delicious crunch to your heart healthy salmon. This recipe is super simple to pull off, Just pair it with some veggies (we did a cucumber salad) and an apple and you have a complete GetLean Challenge meal!


lemon chia salmonLemon Chia Crusted Salmon (3 BLOCK meal with 1 BLOCK side of veggies and a 2 BLOCK apple for dessert)

The below ingredients are for one serving. Multiply by the number of people you are cooking for!

3 oz. salmon filet
1.5 Tbsp chia seeds (or any seed you like, poppy seeds are also delicious)
1 tsp lemon juice
1.5 tsp sesame seed oil
salt to taste


  1. Clean your salmon and pat dry with a paper towel.
  2. Mix the lemon juice and chia seeds in a shallow bowl.
  3. Coat your salmon in the lemon chia mixture.
  4. Heat the sesame seed oil (or another high temp. oil) in a saute pan.
  5. Add your salmon to the pan. Saute on each side for about 3 minutes or until cooked through.
  6. Add salt to taste.
  7. Enjoy!

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