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Confetti Salmon Steaks

 Confetti Salmon Steaks
In Decatur, Alabama, Mary Kay Dixson relies on her microwave to cook this tender fish in a jiffy. With its sprinkling of bright peppers, the mildly seasoned dish makes a pretty entree for two.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 2 salmon steaks (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper


  • Place the salmon in an ungreased 8-in. square microwave-safe dish.
  • Rub with Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice; sprinkle with Cajun
  • seasoning and salt if desired. Sprinkle peppers on top.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 5-1/2 to 6 minutes, turning once, or
  • until fish flakes easily with a fork. Let stand, covered, for 2
  • minutes. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (prepared without salt) equals 192 calories, 9 g fat (0 saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 185 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.