Quick Broiled Salmon with Vegetables

Quick Broiled Salmon with VegetablesRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
For a quick weeknight meal that's ready in 20 minutes, serve Quick Broiled Salmon with Vegetables. Try the simple and savory-sweet sauce drizzled over any variety of meaty fish.


Serves 4 (serving size: 1 salmon fillet, 1/2 cup vegetables, and 1 tablespoon sauce)
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 324
Fat 12 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Monofat 4.7 g
Polyfat 4 g
Protein 38 g
Carbohydrate 14.4 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 90 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 585 mg
Calcium 39 mg


4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
3/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
1 cup sliced red bell pepper
1 cup vertically sliced onion
1 cup snow peas, trimmed
2 tablespoons rice vinegar, divided
2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoons canola oil
2 teaspoons sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste)
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
3 garlic cloves, sliced
2 (1/2-inch) pieces fresh ginger


1. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Place a jelly-roll pan in oven; preheat pan for 5 minutes. Sprinkle fillets evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Arrange fillets, skin sides down, on pan. Broil fish 5 minutes.

3. Combine remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, bell pepper, onion, snow peas, and 1 tablespoon vinegar in a medium bowl. Arrange the bell pepper mixture on pan with fish; broil 3 minutes.

4. Combine the remaining 1 tablespoon rice vinegar, soy sauce, and remaining ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes. Stir; let stand 5 minutes. Discard ginger pieces. Serve sauce with fish and vegetables.


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