Roasted Salmon with Capers

2013-05-19
roasted salmon
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  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 40m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    383
  • Calories from Fat

    223
  • Total Fat

    24.7g
  • Saturated Fat

    7.5g
  • Cholesterol

    111mg
  • Sodium

    392mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    3.7g
  • Protein

    34.3g
  • Vitamin A

    9%
  • Vitamin C

    15%
  • Calcium

    4%
  • Iron

    6%
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This is a light and lovely roasted salmon recipe.

Recipes for baked salmon make not only easy dinner recipes, but very healthy recipes as well.

See below the recipe for notes on why salmon is a food we should eat on a regular basis.

Roasted Salmon Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 1/4 cup plain dried breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh parsley leaves
  • 3 tablespoons drained capers
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 whole salmon fillet (about 2 pounds)

Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 450°.

Step 2

In a 1 quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Remove the saucepan from the heat. Stir in bread crumbs, parsley, capers, dried tarragon, salt and pepper.

Step 3

Line a cookie sheet with foil. Spray the foil with Pam. Place the salmon, skin side down, in the pan and pat the crumb mixture on top.

Step 4

Roast for 30 minutes or until the salmon turns opaque throughout and the topping is lightly browned. With 2 large spatulas, carefully transfer the salmon to a serving platter.

Step 5

Garnish with lemon wedges and fresh parsley or tarragon if desired.

Did You Know?…

Salmon is one of the best foods we can eat, so good it is one of the top 10 healthiest foods and often called a super food.

Among other things, salmon contains lots of Omega-3 fatty acids, a polyunsaturated essential fatty acid that is very healthy for us.

This wonderful recipe comes from Crystal who has a great website called www.makedinnereasy.com. It’s filled with delicious, healthy recipes and weekly menu ideas.

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