Fish and shellfish are nutrient dense and salmon is no exception. It is an excellent source of high-quality protein, vitamins and minerals (including potassium, selenium and vitamin B12) but it is their content of omega-3 fatty acids that receives the most attention. Here are 2 delicious and nutritious ways to serve up salmon, that the whole family is sure to enjoy!
MAPLE BALSAMIC SALMON
1 Salmon Fillet (or 3-4 small ones)
2 tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
3 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
2 tbsp Pure Maple Syrup
2 tbsp Soy Sauce
1 Clove Crushed Garlic
1 tsp Dijon Mustard
Marinade salmon for 2-5 hours. Place salmon in a baking dish, pour excess marinade over top of salmon. Cook at 400 for 15-20 minutes.
SALMON WITH CITRUS YOGURT SAUCE
2 Salmon Fillets
1/2 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
1 tbsp Mayonnaise
1 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
2 tbsp Fresh Chopped Dill
2 tbsp Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
Place salmon in a baking dish, mix the next 4 ingredients together (excluding the Parm) and spread over top of the salmon. Bake at 400 for 15 minutes, top with Parm and broil for 5 minutes.