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Veracruz Style Salmon on a Bed of Greens

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This Veracruz style salmon is served over greens and then topped with a mixture of tomatoes, green olives and capers. A delicious, new way to serve salmon.

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  • Servings: 2
This Recipe is: Dairy-free


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  • Step 1 of 7

    coffee granules, sugar, bouillon, black pepper and white pepper in a small bowl.

  • Step 2 of 7

    RUB salmon filets with coffee mixture on top and bottom.

  • Step 3 of 7

    HEAT 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add tomato, olives and capers; cook for 5 minutes or until the skin begins to peel from the tomato pieces. Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.

  • Step 4 of 7

    HEAT remaining 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Carefully place both salmon pieces in skillet; pan fry for 4 minutes on one side. Turn over and fry second side for 3 minutes.

  • Step 5 of 7

    olive oil, vinegar, shallot, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl until well mixed.

  • Step 6 of 7

    PLACE greens in a large bowl; toss with vinaigrette until evenly coated. Place 1 ½ cups salad on each serving plate. Place salmon filets on greens and top with half tomato/olive mixture. Sprinkle with lemon juice.

  • Step 7 of 7

    TIP: Instead of greens, salmon can be served atop cooked pasta or white steamed rice.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 2
Calories 500
Calories from Fat 310
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 34g 53%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Cholesterol 95mg 31%
Sodium 1020mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars 5g
Protein 37g
Vitamin A 110%
Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 8%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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