Broiled Salmon With Orzo

Yunhee Kim
Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 10 minutes. You'll need 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil for the orzo.
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2/3 cup orzo)


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4 ounces uncooked orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
1 cup frozen green peas
4 (4-ounce) skinless salmon fillets
2 tablespoons reduced-fat Italian salad dressing
2 scallions, thinly sliced (about 1/4 cup), divided


1. Preheat broiler.

2. Cook orzo in a medium saucepan according to package directions, omitting salt and stirring in peas after 7 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, place salmon on a foil-lined baking sheet and season with salt, to taste. Spread the salad dressing evenly over the salmon. Broil 4 inches from heat source 6–8 minutes or until opaque in center. Sprinkle half of the scallions over the salmon.

4. Drain orzo and peas; return to same saucepan. Stir in oil and remaining scallions, and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, both to taste; serve with salmon.

Created date

January 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 347
Fat 11 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 4 g
Polyfat 4 g
Protein 32 g
Carbohydrate 28 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 72 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 360 mg
Calcium 34 mg