Smothered Salmon Steaks

Author: Canadian Living

When possible, choose wild Canadian salmon for this delectable dish. Other fish steaks, such as Pacific halibut or large trout, are also suitable. 

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2011

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cups julienned leeks (white and light green parts only), about 1 leek
  • 3 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2/3 cups sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 salmon steaks (about 10 oz/ 280 g) each
  • 2 tablespoons julienned fresh basil

Method

Brush oil over bottom of 8-inch (2 L) square baking dish. Sprinkle leeks and thyme in dish; pour in broth and lemon juice. Toss to moisten leeks.

Stir together lemon zest, salt and pepper; rub all over salmon. Arrange salmon in dish; cover with foil. Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until fish flakes easily when tested, 25 to 30 minutes. Sprinkle with basil.

To serve, divide each steak in half; using small spoon, remove bone. Transfer salmon to plates; spoon leek mixture over top.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 313 mg
  • Protein 28 g
  • Calories 255.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Potassium 436 mg
  • Cholesterol 85 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 5 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 7.0
  • Vitamin C 10.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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