Veracruz Style Salmon on a Bed of Greens

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.

15 mins. to Prepare

12 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

27 mins. Total

Servings: 2

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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.

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.

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

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.

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

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 2
Calories from Fat310
 %Daily Value*
Total Fat 34g53%
Saturated Fat 4.5g23%
Cholesterol 95mg31%
Sodium 1020mg43%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Dietary Fiber 3g11%
Sugars 5g
Protein 37g
Vitamin A110%
Vitamin C60%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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