Salmon With Lemon-Cilantro Vinaigrette

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 556 calories
    • Fat 19 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 90 mg
    • Sodium 441 mg
    • Protein 42 g
    • Carbohydrate 55 g
    • Fiber 3 g

Ingredients

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