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Cilantro-Lime Salmon

 Cilantro-Lime Salmon
Fresh lime brightens the flavor of this microwave-fast salmon, sized just right for a pair. —Lillian Julow, Gainesville, Florida
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground cumin
  • Dash pepper
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • Lime wedges

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Place fillets skin
  • side down in a greased 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish; top with sour
  • cream mixture.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until fish flakes
  • easily with a fork. Serve with lime wedges. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 fillet equals 347 calories, 21 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 110 mg cholesterol, 255 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein.

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Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.