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Grilled Salmon with Pesto Sauce

Just 20 minutes to delectably flaky salmon with creamy basil sauce. Your family is very lucky to have you.

Kraft Philadelphia FEBRUARY 2013

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets (1 lb.)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 ounces (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

HEAT grill to medium heat.

BRUSH both sides of fish with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill, skin-sides down, 10 min. or until fish flakes easily with fork.

MEANWHILE, cook cream cheese and milk in saucepan on medium heat 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring constantly. Stir in pesto.

SERVE fish topped with sauce and parsley.

 

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Round out the meal with hot cooked rice and steamed vegetables. For added flavor, drizzle fish lightly with fresh lemon juice before serving.

Cooking Know-How
When salmon is done, it will appear opaque and flake easily with fork.

Food Facts
Check salmon fillets for bones before cooking by running fingers over surface. Small bumps are usually a sign of bones - use tweezers to remove them.

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