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Salmon with Garlic and Ginger

 Salmon with Garlic and Ginger
A citrus marinade sparked with garlic and ginger perks up the salmon fillets Patricia Cohen prepares in her Floral City, Florida home. She relies on her microwave to cook the fish in minutes.
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a food processor, combine the parsley, ginger and garlic; cover
  • and process until minced. Add the lemon juice, lime juice, salt,
  • tarragon and pepper; cover and process until blended. While
  • processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Spread mixture
  • over salmon fillets. Place in a shallow 2-qt. microwave-safe dish,
  • positioning the thickest portion of fish toward the outside edges.
  • Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 3-5 minutes or until fish flakes
  • easily with a fork. Let stand, covered, for 2 minutes before
  • serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1 salmon fillet) equals 292 calories,

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Salmon with Garlic and Ginger (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 375 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.