Salmon with Lemon Butter and Pineapple Salsa

Baked in 10 minutes, this seafood entrée is easy to make for any occasion.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
4
teaspoons grated lemon peel
2
teaspoons lemon juice
1
cup chopped fresh pineapple
3
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1
teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño chile, if desired
4
salmon fillets, about 1 inch thick (1 1/2 lb)
1/4
teaspoon salt
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix butter, lemon peel and lemon juice; set aside.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix pineapple, cilantro, onion and chile; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3 Line 13x9-inch pan with foil. Place salmon, skin side down, in pan; sprinkle with salt.
  • 4 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Immediately top salmon with butter mixture. Serve with pineapple salsa.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    140mg
    140%;
    Sodium
    330mg
    330%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    6g
    6%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    37g
    37%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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