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Quick Broiled Salmon with Vegetables

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 salmon fillet, 1/2 cup vegetables, and 1 tablespoon sauce)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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