Grilled Salmon with North African Flavors Recipe

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Submitted by brite716

Makes 2 servings



Realage.com Our version of the classic North African herb paste known as chermoula serves as both a marinade and a sauce for this richly flavored salmon. If it is too cool to grill outdoors, you can roast the salmon at 450F for 12 to 15 minutes

Recipe Ingredients for Grilled Salmon with North African Flavors

1/8 cup low-fat or nonfat plain yogurt
1/8 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/8 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 clove garlic, minced
3/4 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper, Freshly ground pepper , to taste
1/2 pound salmon, center-cut fillet cut into 2 portions
4 wedge lemon, 1/2 lemon cut into wedges

Recipe Directions for Grilled Salmon with North African Flavors

  1. Stir together yogurt, parsley, cilantro, lemon juice, oil, garlic, paprika, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

  2. Reserve 1/4 cup for sauce; cover and refrigerate. Place salmon fillets in a large sealable plastic bag. Pour in the remaining herb mixture, seal the bag and turn to coat.

  3. Refrigerate for 20 to 30 minutes, turning the bag over once.

  4. Meanwhile, preheat grill to medium-high.

  5. Oil the grill rack (see Tip). Remove the salmon from the marinade, blotting any excess. Grill the salmon until browned and opaque in the center, 4 to 6 minutes per side. To serve, top each piece with a dollop of the reserved sauce and garnish with lemon wedges.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 163.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
159
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.7g
27%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
71mg
24%
Sodium
249mg
10%
Potassium
532mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
4.0g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
25.8g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
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