Salmon is a fatty fish, rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and vitamin A. These recipes to make salmon fillets seasoned with a garlic, Dijon herb sauce and served with a squeeze of fresh lemon are delicious.
Lower Calorie Grilled Garlic Dijon Herb Salmon
- 4 garlic cloves
- 1 tsp dried Herbs de Provence
- 1 tsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
- olive oil spray
- 4 (6 oz) wild salmon fillets, 1″ thick (if frozen, thaw first)
- salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
- 4 lemon wedges for serving
- In a mini food processor, or using a mortar and pestle mash garlic with the herbs, vinegar, oil, and Dijon mustard until it becomes a paste.
- Set aside.
- Season salmon with a pinch of salt and fresh pepper.
- Heat a grill or grill pan over high heat until hot.
- Spray the pan lightly with oil and reduce the heat to medium-low.
- Place the salmon on the hot grill pan and cook without moving for 5 minutes.
- Turn and cook the other side for an additional 3-4 minutes spooning on half of the garlic herb mustard sauce.
- Turn and cook 1 more minute spooning the other side of the fish with remaining sauce.
- Turn once again and let the fish finish cooking about one more minute. Note: the fish should have a total cooking time of about 9-10 minutes per inch. If your fish is thinner, reduce the total cooking time.
- Transfer the fillets to plates and serve with fresh lemon wedges.
Serves 4 – Serving Size: 1 fillet with lemon – Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 233.6, Fat: 7.9 g, Protein: 34.7 g, Carbohydrate: 3.1 g , Fibre: 0.1 g, Sugar: 0.2 g