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Salmon with Lemon Butter and Pineapple Salsa

salmon with lemon butter and pineapple salsa Entree
Salmon with Lemon Butter and Pineapple Salsa
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4

Baked in 10 minutes, this seafood entrée is easy to make for any occasion.

Updated May 12, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1/4
    cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 4
    teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2
    teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1
    cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • 3
    tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2
    tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1
    teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño chile, if desired
  • 4
    salmon fillets, about 1 inch thick (1 1/2 lb)
  • 1/4
    teaspoon salt

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix butter, lemon peel and lemon juice; set aside.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix pineapple, cilantro, onion and chile; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3
    Line 13x9-inch pan with foil. Place salmon, skin side down, in pan; sprinkle with salt.
  • 4
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Immediately top salmon with butter mixture. Serve with pineapple salsa.

  • If you prefer halibut, go ahead and substitute it for the salmon. Just follow the guidelines for the thickness and weight called for in the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
33%
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
140mg
47%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Potassium
910mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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