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prep:
35 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
6 servings (as an appetizer)
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Ingredients

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  • Thread the salmon onto the skewers, dividing evenly. Brush lightly with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Set aside in the refrigerator. This can be done several hours in advance. Preheat an oven to 350°F. Place the almonds on a baking sheet and bake until light golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Chop the almonds coarsely. Preheat an outdoor grill. Grill the salmon skewers 4-inches from the heat source until pink and almost firm to the touch, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove from the grill. Place the skewers on a platter and top with the almond salsa verde. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve immediately. Almond Salsa Verde1/2 cup whole natural almonds1 1/2 cup fresh chopped flat leaf parsley2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped1/2 teaspoon each fresh oregano, chopped3 tablespoon capers, chopped1 shallot, minced1 teaspoon lemon zest1 clove garlic, minced3 tablespoons lemon juice1/2 cup extra virgin olive oilSalt and pepper to tasteIn a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients (this can be made several hours in advance). Makes 2 cups. Nutrition information per serving for 6 servings: Calories 449 kcals, Cholesterol 69 mg, Total fat 7 g, Fiber 2 g, Saturated 3 g, Calcium 349 mg, Monounsaturated 3 g, Magnesium 87 mg, Polyunsaturated 4 g, Sodium 887 mg, Carb 6 g, Potassium 650 mg, Protein 30 g, Vitamin E 0 mg

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