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
95
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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
14%
Saturated Fat
9g
38%
Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
7µg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
17µg
19%
Calcium, Ca
12mg
1%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
12µg
3%
Magnesium, Mg
6mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
12mg
2%
Sodium, Na
382mg
25%
Water
17g
1%

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.