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It's a well-known fact that adding bacon to any dish automatically improves the end result. Serve this 5-ingredient dish for dinner and receive rave reviews.

Recipe by MyRecipes November 2009

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Credit: Kana Okada; Styling: Lynn Miller

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400ºF. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Wrap each fillet with a slice of bacon; secure with a toothpick. Place a large skillet over high heat until very hot, add 1 Tbsp. oil and heat until just smoking. Add salmon; cook until bacon is crisp, about 3 minutes. Carefully turn salmon over and cook 2 minutes longer. Transfer skillet to oven and roast salmon, 2 minutes for medium or 4 for well done.

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  • Toss arugula with juice and 1 Tbsp. oil; season with salt and pepper. Divide among 4 plates. Remove toothpicks from salmon, leaving bacon in place. Place salmon on top of arugula. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

423 calories; fat 29g; saturated fat 5g; protein 39g; carbohydrates 1g; cholesterol 134mg; sodium 694mg.
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