Grilled Salmon with Hazelnut Butter

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Looking for a seafood recipe? Then check out this grilled salmon with hazelnut butter that’s ready in just 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Hazelnut Butter

2
tablespoons finely chopped hazelnuts
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons butter, softened
1
teaspoon lemon juice

Salmon

1
pound salmon, trout or other medium-firm fish fillets
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

  • 1 Brush grill rack with canola or soybean oil. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  • 2 Spread nuts in shallow microwavable bowl or pie plate. Microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds to 1 minute, stirring once or twice, until light brown; cool. Mix hazelnuts and remaining hazelnut butter ingredients in small bowl; set aside.
  • 3 If fish fillets are large, cut into 4 serving pieces. Sprinkle both sides of fish with salt and pepper.
  • 4 Cover and grill fish 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 4 minutes. Turn; spread about 1 tablespoon hazelnut butter over each fillet. Cover and grill 4 to 6 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with fork.

Expert Tips

“I've increased the amount of fish in my diet, and this is one of my favorites. Not only is fish good for prevention of heart disease, but my arthritis has improved since I'm eating good Omega-3 oils.” Timothy C.

Nuts contain a type of good-for-you fat. Any type of nut—almond, pecan, walnut or cashew—can be substituted for the hazelnuts. Nuts can become rancid quickly, so it's best to store them in the freezer and taste them before using in your recipes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
400mg
400%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.