Rating: 4 stars
9 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 5 star values: 2

Fresh dill adds a bright and herby flavor to this 30-minute meal of Seared Salmon Fillets with Orzo Pilaf.

Ivy Manning
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2014

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Stephen Devries; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2/3 cup orzo mixture)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil; swirl. Add orzo; sauté 2 minutes or until toasted. Add stock and 1/4 teaspoon salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in bell peppers, dill, juice, and olives; keep warm.

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  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl. Sprinkle fish with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with orzo mixture.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

475 calories; fat 17.8g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 8.7g; poly fat 4.1g; protein 43.6g; carbohydrates 32.9g; fiber 1.7g; cholesterol 90mg; iron 2.3mg; sodium 566mg; calcium 29mg.
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