Seared Salmon with Balsamic Sauce Recipe
- 4 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons canola oil
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 4 teaspoons lemon juice
- 4 teaspoons brown sugar
- Coarsely ground pepper
- 1. Sprinkle salmon with salt. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, heat oil over medium heat. Place salmon in skillet, skin side up; cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Remove from pan; keep warm.
- 2. In same skillet, combine water, vinegar, lemon juice and brown sugar. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced to about 1/3 cup, stirring occasionally. Serve salmon with sauce; sprinkle with pepper. Yield: 4 servings.
1 fillet with about 1 tablespoon sauce equals 231 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 353 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.