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Quick Broiled Salmon with Vegetables

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.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 salmon fillet, 1/2 cup vegetables, and 1 tablespoon sauce)
  • Hands-on:20 Minutes
  • Total:20 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 324
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 2.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4g
  • Protein: 38g
  • Carbohydrate: 14.4g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 90mg
  • Iron: 1.5mg
  • Sodium: 585mg
  • Calcium: 39mg
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