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Blackberry-Glazed Salmon

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Blackberry-Glazed Salmon

This dish is wonderful during the late spring and summer months when blackberries are at their ripest and can be found at your local market in abundance. I like to serve this dish with steamed asparagus or over a nice spinach salad.

This recipe is from the 'Powerful Paleo Superfoods' cookbook.  Click here for more information on the cookbook.

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Ingredients

For the Salmon

  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ Teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 wild-caught salmon fillets, 6 to 8 ounces each

For the Glaze

  • ½ Cup fresh blackberries, plus additional for garnish, if desired
  • ¼ Cup balsamic vinegar
  • ½ Teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced

Directions

For the Salmon

In a small bowl, combine the lemon zest, rosemary, garlic, sea salt, and pepper and mix together. Rub the lemon-herb mixture on the salmon fillets. Place on a plate, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least three hours or overnight.

Remove the salmon from the refrigerator and scrape the lemon-herb mixture off. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. When the skillet is hot, add the salmon fillets flesh side down, and cook until a nice golden crust forms, about four to five minutes. Flip the fillets and continue cooking until the skin becomes nice and crispy, about three to four minutes.

For the Glaze

While the fish is cooking, mash the blackberries in a small bowl with the back of a spoon. Combine the blackberry mash, vinegar, and rosemary in a small frying pan. Place it over medium heat and stir occasionally. Allow the liquid to reduce by about half, about three to five minutes. It will thicken and become syrupy. Stir in a few additional whole blackberries, if desired.

Spoon the glaze over the top of the salmon and serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings2
Calories Per Serving454
Total Fat27g41%
Sugar6gN/A
Saturated6g30%
Cholesterol109mg36%
Protein41g82%
Carbs9g3%
Vitamin A2µgN/A
Vitamin B126µg100%
Vitamin B61mg65%
Vitamin C24mg40%
Vitamin E7mg35%
Vitamin K1µg2%
Calcium41mg4%
Fiber1g4%
Folate (food)56µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)56µg14%
Iron1mg7%
Magnesium62mg15%
Monounsaturated7gN/A
Niacin (B3)17mg86%
Phosphorus490mg70%
Polyunsaturated8gN/A
Potassium813mg23%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg18.7%
Sodium361mg15%
Thiamin (B1)0.4mg28.4%
Zinc0.8mg5.3%