Salmon with Mint Sauce

Citrus zest and a creamy mint sauce enhance the flavor of salmon fillets.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6

3/4
cup plain fat-free yogurt
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves
1
tablespoon fat-free mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2
lb salmon fillets, cut into 8 serving pieces
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

  • 1 To make sauce, in small bowl, mix yogurt, mint, mayonnaise, orange peel and garlic until well blended. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 2 days.
  • 2 Set oven control to broil. Spray broiler pan rack with cooking spray. Sprinkle salmon with lemon peel, salt and pepper. Place salmon on rack in broiler pan.
  • 3 Broil with tops about 4 inches from heat 5 to 6 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Serve with sauce.

Expert Tips

After you've grated the peel from the lemon and orange, squeeze the juice of each, and use it to flavor your drinking water.

When grating the lemon and orange peels, avoid the white part of the skin; it tends to be bitter.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
135
(
Calories from Fat
45 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5 g
5 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
55 mg
55 %;
Sodium
290 mg
290 %;
Total Carbohydrate
3 g
3 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
20 g
20 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
7%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
3 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.