Salmon With Lemon-Cilantro Vinaigrette

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Salmon With Lemon-Cilantro Vinaigrette
Photo: Jose Picayo
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Yield:
4 serves

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

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • ½ 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

556 Calories
19g Fat
55g Carbs
42g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 556
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Sodium 441mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Protein 42g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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