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Photo: Kana Okada; Styling: Lynn Miller Photo by: Photo: Kana Okada; Styling: Lynn Miller

Bacon-Wrapped Salmon

It's a well-known fact that adding bacon to any dish automatically improves the end result. Serve this 5-ingredient dish for dinner and receive rave reviews.

All You NOVEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Cook time:15 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$4.19

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets (about 6 oz. each), skin removed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 slices bacon (about 4 oz. total)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups loosely packed arugula
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Wrap each fillet with a slice of bacon; secure with a toothpick. Place a large skillet over high heat until very hot, add 1 Tbsp. oil and heat until just smoking. Add salmon; cook until bacon is crisp, about 3 minutes. Carefully turn salmon over and cook 2 minutes longer. Transfer skillet to oven and roast salmon, 2 minutes for medium or 4 for well done.

2. Toss arugula with juice and 1 Tbsp. oil; season with salt and pepper. Divide among 4 plates. Remove toothpicks from salmon, leaving bacon in place. Place salmon on top of arugula. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 423
  • Fat: 29g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Protein: 39g
  • Carbohydrate: 1g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 134mg
  • Sodium: 694mg
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