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This five-ingredient salmon recipe requires just over 15 minutes to prepare and is guaranteed to please friends and family. Enjoy garlicky-spicy snow peas on the side.

Laura Zapalowski
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2009

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°.

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a shallow dish. Add fish to dish, turning to coat. Marinate at room temperature 8 minutes, turning occasionally.

  • Remove fish from marinade; discard marinade. Place fish on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle fish evenly with sesame seeds. Bake at 400° for 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Garnish with rind, if desired.

  • Garlicky-spicy snow peas: Heat 1 teaspoon canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 pound snow peas and 1/4 teaspoon salt; sauté for 2 minutes. Stir in 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic and 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper; sauté 1 minute. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon sugar; sauté 1 minute. Remove from heat; drizzle with 1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil.

Nutrition Facts

255 calories; fat 11.7g; saturated fat 2.7g; mono fat 4.8g; poly fat 2.8g; protein 31.5g; carbohydrates 3.9g; fiber 0.3g; cholesterol 81mg; iron 0.7mg; sodium 285mg; calcium 26mg.
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