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Garlic-Ginger Salmon Packets

With minimal effort and mess, this tender salmon fillet has the makings of a dinnertime staple. Citrus, garlic and ginger bring out the best in this low calorie entrée. —Lisa Finnegan, Forked River, New Jersey
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Grill: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place each salmon fillet on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 12 in. square). Combine the ginger, cilantro, garlic and zests; spoon over salmon.
  • In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, soy sauce and pepper; drizzle over salmon. Fold foil around fish and seal tightly.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Open foil carefully to allow steam to escape.
Nutrition Facts
1 fillet: 279 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 389mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fat.

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  • loulouflz
    Sep 4, 2012

    One of the best salmon recipes I have ever tried. Worth gathering all the ingredients to make it. Really! And, the best part is that cleanup is a snap.

  • kjohnsn
    Jul 22, 2012

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