Salmon With Brown Butter and Almonds

Salmon With Brown Butter, Almonds, and Green Beans
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Season the salmon with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Cook the fish until opaque throughout, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer to individual plates.
  3. Meanwhile, fill a second skillet with ½ inch of water, bring to a boil, and add ¼ teaspoon salt.
  4. Add the green beans to the second skillet, cover, and steam until just tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain and transfer to plates.
  5. Wipe out the green bean skillet and heat the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter over medium heat.
  6. Add the almonds and cook, stirring frequently, until almonds and butter are golden brown (but not burned), 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the capers. Spoon over fish and beans.
By March, 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 396
  • Fat 25g
  • Sat Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 120mg
  • Sodium 506mg
  • Protein 36g
  • Carbohydrate 9g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Iron 3mg
  • Calcium 77mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Roasting pan with chicken
Green beans with brown butter and almonds is an easy, impressive dish for company. Serve it alongside a roasted chicken.

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