|Zov's Spicy Marinated Salmon With Charmoula Sauce|
Serving Size: 4
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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4 skinless salmon fillets - (6 oz ea)
Zov's Warm Spice Mixture -- (see recipe)
Salt -- to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper -- to taste
3 ripe tomatoes -- diced
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro or basil
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 garlic cloves -- minced
1/2 large red onion -- peeled, diced fine
Rinse salmon in cold water and pat dry. Rub with generous amount of Zov's
Warm Spice Mixture on both sides and season with salt and pepper.
In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes and cilantro; set aside.
Heat nonstick grill pan on high heat until very hot. Sear salmon, about 3
to 4 minutes per side. If salmon needs additional cooking, place in a 350
degree oven until just cooked through. No oil is necessary when sautéeing
in a nonstick frying pan because of the natural oils in the salmon, but if
you don't use a nonstick pan, sauté salmon in 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive
In a medium skillet, make Charmoula Sauce by heating 1 tablespoon of olive
oil on medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion and cook, shaking handle of
skillet to toss ingredients, until onion softens, about 3 minutes. Remove
from heat and stir in tomato mixture. Season to taste with salt and
Presentation: Place salmon on serving platter. Top with the Charmoula
Sauce and serve.
This recipe yields 4 servings.
Nutritional data per serving: Calories, 336; protein, 35 grams;
carbohydrates, 7 grams; fat, 18 grams; cholesterol, 94 milligrams;
sodium, 86 milligrams.
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