Microwave Salmon

Make flakey salmon even on busy weeknights with this recipe for Microwave Salmon
Microwave Salmon

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Microwave Salmon

Enjoy five-minute salmon cooked in your microwave on top of a bed of greens, with a side of steamed spinach, or alongside a warm potato salad. This simple dish requires little more than a microwave-safe dish and plastic wrap to achieve flaky, delicious salmon. 

1
Servings
562
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 Teaspoons olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 6- to 8-ounce salmon filet
  • 3 lemon slices
  • Parsley, for garnish

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the mustard, garlic, soy sauce, olive oil, salt and pepper. Spread the mixture on top of the salmon filet in a microwave safe container. Top with lemon slices. Cover with plastic wrap, and microwave the filet for about 3 minutes and 30 seconds. Continue to microwave at 30-second intervals until the fish is cooked to your preference. Garnish with parsley and additional lemon slices.

Microwave Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Microwave Cooking Tip

Place food in a microwave-safe container before cooking. Aluminum and most plastics will contaminate your food and break the microwave.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
37g
57%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Cholesterol
109mg
36%
Protein
44g
87%
Carbs
19g
6%
Vitamin A
3µg
N/A
Vitamin B12
6µg
100%
Vitamin B6
1mg
73%
Vitamin C
101mg
100%
Vitamin E
9mg
43%
Vitamin K
9µg
11%
Calcium
85mg
9%
Fiber
6g
24%
Folate (food)
73µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
73µg
18%
Iron
2mg
13%
Magnesium
81mg
20%
Monounsaturated
14g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
18mg
88%
Phosphorus
536mg
77%
Polyunsaturated
9g
N/A
Potassium
1035mg
30%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
21.6%
Sodium
944mg
39%
Thiamin (B1)
0.5mg
34.4%
Zinc
1mg
7%

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