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Confetti Salmon Steaks

In Decatur, Alabama, Mary Kay Dixson relies on her microwave to cook this tender fish in a jiffy. With its sprinkling of bright peppers, the mildly seasoned dish makes a pretty entree for two.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 2 salmon steaks (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper


  • Place the salmon in an ungreased 8-in. square microwave-safe dish. Rub with Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice; sprinkle with Cajun seasoning and salt if desired. Sprinkle peppers on top.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 5-1/2 to 6 minutes, turning once, or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Let stand, covered, for 2 minutes.
Editor's Note
The following spices may be substituted for 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning: 1/4 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder and paprika; and a pinch each of dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 192 calories, 9g fat (0 saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

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  • mythyagain
    Mar 14, 2015

    This is fantastic! Very, quick, easy, and tasty. I know I will make this at least once a month.

  • bjsilve0
    Aug 6, 2013

    Great flavor and low cal.