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Salmon with Lemon-Dill Butter Recipe

Salmon with Lemon-Dill Butter Recipe

If you’re looking for a dish that’s fast and healthy, this one has it all. Round it out with steamed sugar snap peas for a simple weeknight meal. —Jennie Richards, Riverton, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 5 teaspoons reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh dill

Directions

  • 1. Place salmon, skin side down, on a broiler pan. Combine the butter, lemon juice, lemon peel and dill. Brush one-third of mixture over salmon. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 7-9 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork, basting occasionally with remaining butter mixture. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 219 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.