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I’m very excited to share this salmon recipe. It’s one of the best you’ll ever taste. I’m not kidding. It’s truly delicious! If you’re not much of a salmon fan but want to be, I think this is a wonderful recipe to try. Each heart healthy serving has 276 calories, 9 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers SmartPoints.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Ingredients Balsamic Glaze:
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
1 tablespoon honey
½ tablespoon dijon mustard
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary, divided
½ teaspoon garlic clove, finely minced
Ingredients for Salmon:
2 (5 oz) salmon fillets
1 lemon, cut in half
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1. Squeeze ½ lemon over salmon and let it rest 10 minutes at room temperature. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine balsamic vinegar, white wine, honey, dijon mustard, ½ teaspoon rosemary and garlic. Heat mixture over medium-high heat and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer over medium-low heat until sauce has thickened, about 5-7 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and set aside.
2. Preheat broiler. Line a baking pan with foil.
3. Add both salmon fillets to the baking pan. Sprinkle each with lots of lemon and drizzle each with 1 teaspoon of balsamic vinegar. Season each piece with a little salt and pepper. Place in broiler and cook until salmon is browned, about 3 minutes. Carefully flip salmon to opposite side and continue to broil for about 3 minutes, until cooked through.
4. Plate each piece of salmon. Drizzle half the warmed glaze over each piece. Sprinkle the top of each with ¼ teaspoon chopped rosemary.
Makes 2 servings
Salmon is high in protein and is a rich source of vitamins A and the B-group vitamins. Salmon is a good source of vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant. Perhaps, most important, salmon contains Omega-3 oil, which decreases the risk of coronary heart disease and certain cancers.
Store balsamic vinegar in a cool, dry place, such as a pantry. Unopened it will keep almost indefinitely; once opened, it can be stored up to 6 months at room temperature.
Weight Watchers SmartPoints 7
Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS 7
Weight Watchers (old points) 6
SKINNY FACTS: for 1 (5 oz ) serving, includes glaze
277 calories, 9g fat, 1.3g sat. fat, 78mg chol, 28g prot, 17g carbs, 0g fiber, 282mg sod, 10g sugar
Friday 1st of April 2016
Thanks so much for featuring my easy to make, salmon recipe. I hope you all enjoy it! With my very best wishes, Nancy