Baked Citrus Salmon
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories315Total Fat18.5 gSaturated Fat4 gSodium391 mgTotal Carbohydrate1 gDietary Fiber0.5 gProtein34 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresSalmon filet, cut into 2 pieces¾ poundSalt¼ teaspoonFreshly ground pepper to tasteLemon zest1 teaspoonOrange zest1 teaspoonCooking sprayLemons wedges2
  • Directions
  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Season salmon with salt and pepper, then spread lemon and orange zest over fish.
  • Place fish, skin-side down, in a medium roasting pan or baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake 12-16 minutes, until fish is opaque throughout and flakes easily with a fork. Serve with lemon wedges.

  • Exchanges
    5 lean meats

    Side Suggestions: Parmesan Couscous
    Cook couscous according to package directions, omitting fat and salt. Sprinkle cooked couscous with Parmesan cheese, season with salt and pepper, and drizzle with olive oil.

    Side Suggestions: Steamed Sugar Snap Peas
    Fill a medium saucepan with about ½ inch of water. Bring to a boil, add peas, cover, and cook for 2-3 minutes, until tender-crisp.

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