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    Seared Salmon on Herbed Mashed Peas

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    20 mins

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    CaliforniaJan's Note:

    Delicious and different pairing for this favorite fish. Add pasta or rice for a complete meal. From Nov. 2005 Cooking Light.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat butter in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.
    2. 2
      Add leek; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
    3. 3
      Add water and peas; cook 5 minutes or until peas are tender.
    4. 4
      Place pea mixture in a food processor.
    5. 5
      Add basil, juice, and tarragon; process until smooth, adding more water if necessary.
    6. 6
      Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; keep warm.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle salmon with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
    8. 8
      Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
    9. 9
      Coat pan with cooking spray.
    10. 10
      Add salmon, skin side down, and cook for 6 minutes or until golden.
    11. 11
      Turn, and cook for 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.
    12. 12
      Serve salmon over warm mashed peas. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 27, 2010

      55

      I made this the other day after seeing it on the Cooking Light website. It turned out so delicious and beautiful! I couldn't find fresh tarragon so I used fresh thyme instead and it tasted great. Highly recommended!

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    Nutritional Facts for Seared Salmon on Herbed Mashed Peas

    Serving Size: 1 (348 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 277.1
     
    Calories from Fat 64
    23%
    Total Fat 7.1 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 1.6 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 90.0 mg
    30%
    Sodium 495.1 mg
    20%
    Total Carbohydrate 14.1 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
    14%
    Sugars 4.8 g
    19%
    Protein 37.8 g
    75%

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