Sunday, March 10, 2013

apricot-dijon glazed salmon

This recipe for apricot-dijon glazed salmon keeps your taste buds intrigued while remaining healthy. Perfect for a weeknight dinner (if you have salmon on hand or nearby), this main dish can be whipped up within 15 minutes.

Ingredients (for 2):
1 lb wild-caught salmon filets
2/3 cup apricot marmalade
1 tbs dijon mustard
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp ground ginger

1. Cut filets into two portions. Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly grease or spray cooking oil to coat. Place salmon on the foil.

2. Create the glaze by combining the apricot marmalade, dijon, salt, pepper, onion powder and ginger.


3. Coat the salmon with 1/2 of the glaze mixture, reserve the other 1/2 portion.

4. Broil salmon for 6 minutes.

5. Coat salmon again in the remaining glaze mixture and pop in oven for another 3 minutes on broil.

6. Remove from the oven, plate, and enjoy along-side some healthy veggies and some rice pilaf or a baked potato.
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