Healthy Recipes

Mint Grilled Salmon
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Salmon filet, about 1 inch thick, cut into 2 pieces 12 ounces
Dried coriander ½ teaspoon
Chopped fresh mint 2 tablespoons
Hot pepper oil (for a milder taste use olive oil) ½ teaspoon
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Cooking spray
Lime, cut into wedges ½

  1. Combine salmon, coriander, mint, and oil in a resealable plastic bag. Shake gently to coat. Marinate in refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Prepare grill or indoor grill pan.
  3. Remove salmon from bag. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place on grill coated with cooking spray. Cook until done, about 5 minutes on each side. Serve with lime wedges.

4.5 medium-fat meats

Side Suggestions: Mango Salsa
Combine the following ingredients in a medium bowl: ½ cup peeled and diced ripe mango, ½ cup sliced bananas, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, 1 tablespoon orange juice, ½ (8-ounce) can unsweetened pineapple chunks (drained), ½ seeded and finely chopped serrano chile. Stir well, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Side Suggestions: Jasmine Rice

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 325
Total Fat 20 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Sodium 393 mg
Total Carbohydrate 1 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Protein 34 g
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