Salmon With Lemon-Cilantro Vinaigrette

Salmon With Lemon-Cilantro Vinaigrette
Jose Picayo
Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

1
10-ounce box couscous (1 1/2 cups)
3
tablespoons
olive oil
1
skinless salmon fillet (1 1/4 pounds), cut into 4 portions
1/2
teaspoon
paprika
kosher salt and black pepper
1/2
cup
fresh cilantro, chopped
4
scallions, thinly sliced
2
tablespoons
fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. Cook the couscous according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Season the salmon with the paprika, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook until opaque throughout, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  4. In a bowl, combine the cilantro, scallions, lemon juice, remaining oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Drizzle over the salmon and couscous.
Sara Quessenberry
September 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 556
  • Fat 19 g
  • Sat Fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 90 mg
  • Sodium 441 mg
  • Protein 42 g
  • Carbohydrate 55 g
  • Fiber 3 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.