Menu Planning & Recipes

Maple Pecan Crusted Salmon


Servings: 4
Preparation Time:
15 Minutes
Cooking Time:
12 Minutes
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Ingredients:

  • 1½-2 lbs. boneless skinless salmon fillet
  • 2 Tablespoons grated fresh orange peel
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice (or amount from one orange)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon Tamari sauce (don’t substitute regular soy sauce)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • ½ cup pecans coarsely chopped
  • ½ Tbl. cornstarch + ¼c. cold water
  • Near East Parmesan Cous Cous or any rice of your liking

Directions:

  1. Spray a small lasagna casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place salmon fillet(s) in casserole dish.
  3. Preheat oven to broil and adjust oven rack to one rack below the normal broiling position.
  4. Mix together the remaining ingredients orange peel through the onion in a small pan,
  5. Broil salmon for approximately 10-12 minutes (5 or so on each side) or until opaque in color and flaky.
  6. Meanwhile, in a small sauce pan, thicken topping over medium heat, with ~½ Tbl. of cornstarch mixed with ¼ cup of COLD water.
  7. Remove salmon to individual plates and top with 1/3- to ½-c. of Maple Pecan Topping. Serve with cous cous or rice.

Nutrition: (Salmon & Sauce): 
Serving size: 1 filet, and ¼ sauce recipe
Calories
: 436             protein: 36g          total carbohydrate: 14g       total fat: 26g
saturated fat
: 3.5g    sodium: 381mg     dietary fiber: 2g                   sugars: 9g

Nutrition: (Cous Cous): 
Serving size: 1/4 package, prepared with just 1/2 Tbl. of oil
Calories
: 165          protein: 6g            total carbohydrate: 29g       total fat: 1.5g
saturated fat
: 0g    sodium: 765mg     dietary fiber: 1.5g               sugars: 2g

 

 

  • 1 Tablespoon Tamari sauce (don’t substitute regular soy sauce)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • ½ cup pecans coarsely chopped
  • ½Tbl. cornstarch + ¼c. cold water
  • Near East Parmesan Cous Cous or any rice of your liking