Spicy Garlic Salmon

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This is an unbelievably delicious and quick salmon recipe. You can play around with the ingredients: add fresh basil leaves instead of the chili or balsamic instead of the lemon juice. The wholegrain mustard is essential. You are guaranteed to love this one! Serve with a green salad, and enjoy!

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 dried red chile pepper

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • sea salt to taste

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 (6 ounce) fillets salmon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a medium baking dish with aluminum foil. Lightly grease foil.

  2. With a mortar and pestle, grind together the garlic, chile pepper, and olive oil. Mix into a thick paste with the mustard, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Place the salmon fillets in the prepared baking dish, and coat with the paste mixture.

  3. Bake salmon 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until fish is easily flaked with a fork.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

345 Calories
23g Fat
3g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 345
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 561mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 11mg 53%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 6mg 33%
Potassium 550mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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