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Herbed Salmon Packets

 Herbed Salmon Packets
“This is a fast and easy way to prepare healthy fish”, says Lois Kinneberg of Phoenix, Arizona. “You can experiment with different herbs and fish, and add matchstick vegetables to the packet.”
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Dash salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 lemon slices
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat Caesar vinaigrette
  • 1/3 cup salad croutons

Directions

  • Place each salmon fillet on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil
  • (about 12 in. square). Sprinkle with garlic, thyme, salt and pepper;
  • top each with a lemon slice. Drizzle with vinaigrette; sprinkle with
  • croutons.
  • Fold foil around fish and seal tightly. Place on a baking sheet. Bake
  • at 450° for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a
  • fork. Open foil packets carefully to allow steam to escape. Yield: 2
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 packet equals 410 calories, 25 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 103 mg cholesterol, 817 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein.

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Herbed Salmon Packets (continued)

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