Herbed Lemon Salmon

Serves: 4 Prep Time: 5 min Cook time: 20 min
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Herbed Lemon Salmon

Delicious and simple, this baked salmon recipe is perfect for any occasion. The lemon zest and juice give it a delightful flavor - perfect for cancer patients with dry mouth from radiation treatment. Wild salmon is rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and protein; both important nutrients for cancer patients and survivors. For a healthy, balanced meal, pair with roasted vegetables and a whole grain such as quinoa or brown rice.

Recipe

Ingredients

1 lb wild salmon
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp honey
Zest of one lemon
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp oregano, dried
1 tsp parsley
1 lemon, sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400℉
  2. Combine olive oil, honey, lemon zest, lemon juice, oregano, and parsley in a bowl
  3. Rub on both sides of salmon and place in baking dish
  4. Top with lemon slices
  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes, until salmon flakes easily
Nutritional data

Per serving: 227 calories, 14 grams fat, 2 grams saturated fat, 62 mg cholesterol, 2 grams carbohydrate, 0 grams dietary fiber, 22 grams protein

 

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