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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. 

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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving562
Total Fat37g57%
Sugar5gN/A
Saturated7g37%
Cholesterol109mg36%
Protein44g87%
Carbs19g6%
Vitamin A3µgN/A
Vitamin B126µg100%
Vitamin B61mg73%
Vitamin C101mg100%
Vitamin E9mg43%
Vitamin K9µg11%
Calcium85mg9%
Fiber6g24%
Folate (food)73µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)73µg18%
Iron2mg13%
Magnesium81mg20%
Monounsaturated14gN/A
Niacin (B3)18mg88%
Phosphorus536mg77%
Polyunsaturated9gN/A
Potassium1035mg30%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg21.6%
Sodium944mg39%
Thiamin (B1)0.5mg34.4%
Zinc1mg7%