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Salmon with Tomato Shallot Sauce Recipe

Salmon with Tomato Shallot Sauce Recipe

Light and refreshing, this is a great treatment for salmon on any occasion. Capers add a delightful burst of tangy saltiness. Kimberly Cutler — Florence, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup chopped shallots
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon capers, drained
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil


  • 1. Sprinkle fillets with lemon peel, white pepper and salt; set aside.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet, saute the shallots in oil until tender. Add garlic and capers; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in wine; add reserved salmon.
  • 3. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Add tomatoes and basil; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 297 calories, 15g fat (3g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 171mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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