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Spice-Roasted Salmon

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2 tablespoons yogurt mixture)
Garam masala, a warm Indian spice blend, makes a simple rub for fish, chicken, pork, or lamb. Serve the salmon with steamed snow peas and precooked jasmine rice (such as Uncle Ben's).

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) sustainable salmon fillets
  • 3/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 5/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/3 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons crème fraîche or sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 326
  • fat 17.6 g
  • satfat 4.6 g
  • monofat 6.9 g
  • polyfat 3.8 g
  • protein 38.1 g
  • carbohydrate 1.1 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 98 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 389 mg
  • calcium 32 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Sprinkle fillets evenly with garam masala and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add fillets to pan, skin side down. Cook 7 minutes; turn over, and cook 1 minute or until desired degree of doneness.

  2. Combine remaining 2 1/2 teaspoons oil, remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, yogurt, green onions, crème fraîche, and lime juice in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Serve yogurt mixture with fillets. Serve with lemon wedges.

Cook's Notes

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