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Salmon with Wilted Watercress and Lemon-Balsamic Dressing

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 small garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Four 6-ounce salmon fillets, skinned
  • 1 pound watercress, large stems removed

How to Make It

  1. In a bowl, mix the vinegar with the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. In a large, deep skillet, bring 1 inch of water to a boil. Lightly oil a steamer rack and set it in the skillet. Carefully add the salmon fillets in a single layer. Cover and steam over moderate heat for 5 minutes. Strew the watercress over the salmon, cover and steam for 1 minute. Transfer the salmon and watercress to plates. Spoon the dressing over the salmon and serve.

  3. Notes: One Serving - Calories 324 kcal, Total Fat 3 gm, Saturated Fat 3 gm, Protein 39 gm, Carbohydrates 4 gm