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Seared Salmon with Strawberry Basil Relish

 Seared Salmon with Strawberry Basil Relish
Salmon and basil take a sweet new approach when topped off with a relish of strawberries, honey and pepper. —Stacy Mullens, Gresham, Oregon
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • RELISH:
  • 1-1/4 cups finely chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Dash freshly ground pepper

Directions

  • Brush fillets with melted butter; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat
  • a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add fillets, skin side up, in
  • batches if necessary; cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until fish
  • just begins to flake easily with a fork.
  • In a small bowl, toss strawberries with basil, honey and pepper.
  • Serve salmon with relish. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 salmon fillet with 3 tablespoons relish equals 215 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 169 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch,

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Seared Salmon with Strawberry Basil Relish (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1/2 fat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.