5 Less Salt Foods for Low Sodium Diet

Are you looking for ways to cut down on your sodium intake? It's a good idea to do, especially if you're at risk for high blood pressure. Luckily, there are plenty of delicious foods that are low in sodium.

Check out our list of 5 less salt foods for a low sodium diet and start enjoying delicious, healthy meals again!

Palembang Beef

low sodium foods #1 palembang beef

When it comes to wedding food, there is nothing quite like a good Palembang Beef recipe. This dish is better than processed meats and is typically served during Malay wedding festivals, and it is absolutely delicious. The best part about this recipe is that it can be easily tailored to fit a low sodium diet.

By simply using spice-infused broth and avoiding high sodium ingredients such as a teaspoon of table salt, you can enjoy this dish without sacrificing the umami taste or nutrition. So if you are looking for a tasty and nutritious dish, be sure to try this low sodium recipe.

Ghee Rice

low sodium foods #2 ghee rice

One of our favourite things to cook is Ghee Rice. It's a simple dish, but it's so versatile and flavourful. Just seasoning an adequate amount of AJI-NO-MOTO®, which is an umami seasoning without added salt. It gives the rice a great flavour without being too salty.

It is usually served with Palembang Beef, Chicken Rendang, ‘Ayam Masak Merah’, and Curry Chicken or eaten alone. It's a great dish for a low salt diet because it is able to reduce about 20% of sodium while maintaining the same deliciousness of the dish.

Minced Chicken with Egg Tofu

low sodium foods #3 minced chicken with egg tofu

This Minced Chicken with Egg Tofu recipe is the perfect solution to a low sodium diet that can be hard to stick to. The dish is packed with flavour, but adds a touch of AJI-NO-MOTO® to allow a reduction in sodium content by 11%. The chicken is juicy and tender, while the egg tofu provides a silky texture that pairs perfectly with the rice and is better than processed foods.

Best of all, the dish is simple to make and it's perfect for every member of the house whether you are an adult or a kid. If you're looking for a healthy weeknight dinner or a dish to bring to a potluck, this Minced Chicken with Egg Tofu recipe is sure to please.

Stir Fried Okra with Egg

low sodium foods #4 stir fried okra with egg

Stir Fried Okra with Egg recipe is better than any canned vegetables and a healthy way to reduce 15% salt while maintaining its deliciousness. The okra is a good source of fibre and vitamins A and C, while the egg provides protein and essential nutrients.

This dish is easy to make and it's perfect for a low salt diet. Simply stir fry the okra in a little oil until it's tender, then add an egg and cook until the egg is firm. Serve with rice or noodles for a complete meal. You'll love this healthy and tasty stir-fried okra with egg recipe!

Crispy Fried Fish

low sodium foods #5 crispy fried fish

As any Malaysian knows, fish is a staple of the local diet. And there's no better way to enjoy fish than by frying it until it's crispy and golden brown. The key to making the perfect crispy fried fish is to use AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning. This low sodium seasoning helps to cut salt by 29% without compromising on flavour.

As a result, AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning is the perfect way to add flavour to your fried fish. So next time you're in the mood for a delicious home cooked meal, be sure to try this Crispy Fried Fish recipe.

More Foods That Are Low Sodium and Delicious

If you’re looking to cut down on your salt intake, give some of these must-try foods a try. From AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning that can jazz up any dish to low sodium soy sauce, we have all the flavours you need to keep your taste buds happy while eating healthy.

At Ajinomoto Malaysia, we know that great taste doesn’t have to come at the expense of your health. Browse our low sodium recipes that will help you stick to your healthy eating goals without too much sodium.