Salmon with Lemon-Mushroom Sauce Recipe
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Salmon with Lemon-Mushroom Sauce Recipe

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The microwave makes this dinner super fast. This elegant entree blends lively flavors with tender, flaky salmon. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 3 tablespoons mushroom sauce equals 373 calories, 24 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 290 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place mushrooms and butter in a small microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until mushrooms are tender, stirring twice. Add the lemon juice and seasonings.
  2. Place salmon in an 8-in. square microwave-safe dish; top with mushroom mixture. Cover and microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Salmon with Lemon-Mushroom Sauce in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 3 tablespoons mushroom sauce equals 373 calories, 24 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 290 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2013

Great recipe I also added onions and cayenne pepper an wow amazing I did it on top of the stove

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Reviewed Jan. 24, 2010

microwave dried it out a little but it was fast to make

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Reviewed Jan. 22, 2010

However, I like to use capers instead of the mushrooms........love it like that!

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Reviewed Jan. 22, 2010

This is a very good recipe. However, I cooked the mushrooms on top of the stove and baked the salmon in the oven because microwaving takes the nutrition out of the food.

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