Notes: Serve with toasted rye bread or pocket bread, shredded cucumber, and reduced-fat sour cream.

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Makes 4 appetizer servings


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  • In a bowl, combine vinegar, lemon juice, 1/2 cup water, sugar, dried chilies, cardamom, garlic, mustard seed, peppercorns, fennel, and coriander.

  • Add the salmon and mix. Cover and chill at least 2 or up to 5 hours.

  • Place white and red onions in a nonstick 10- to 12-inch frying pan. Drain marinade from fish into pan. Bring to a boil over high heat.

  • Lay salmon on onions. Cover; simmer until fish is opaque but still moist-looking in center (cut to test), about 1 minute. Transfer fish and onion mixture to a jar or bowl. Let cool, then cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

171 calories; calories from fat 25%; protein 14g; fat 4.8g; saturated fat 0.7g; carbohydrates 20g; fiber 2.9g; sodium 40mg; cholesterol 31mg.