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Seared Salmon with Strawberry Basil Relish

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

Salmon and basil take a sweet new approach when topped off with a relish of strawberries, honey and pepper. —Stacy Mullens, Gresham, Oregon
Seared Salmon with Strawberry Basil Relish Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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

  1. 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.
  2. In a small bowl, toss strawberries with basil, honey and pepper. Serve salmon with relish.

Nutrition Facts

1 salmon fillet with 3 tablespoons relish: 215 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 169mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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