Pecan Lime Baked Salmon

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 15 min 6
Pecan Lime Baked Salmon
Health Rating
A delicious refreshing high protein dinner option!

Ingredients


908 gm Atlantic salmon, wild (leave whole or cut into smaller portioned fillets)
2 cup Pecans (crushed lightly)
1/2 cup unpacked Brown sugar
2 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh)
1 1/2 tbsp Dill, fresh
1 pinch Salt and pepper (to taste)

Instructions


  1. Spray a large baking dish with cooking spray and place salmon in the dish. Preheat oven to 425°F (218°C).
  2. Place pecans in food processor and pulse until very finely chopped. Place in a bowl and mix with brown sugar, lime juice, dill, and salt and pepper until a paste forms.
  3. Rub mixture onto salmon and bake in pre-heated oven for about 15 minutes (internal temperature 145°F or 63°C). Enjoy!

Notes:

Nutritional Highlights

  • Salmon is an excellent source of protein, selenium, and B12 and is high in Omega 3 fatty acids

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 521
Calories from fat 321
Calories from saturated fat 34
Total Fat 36 g
Saturated Fat 3.7 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 11.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 18.0 g
Cholesterol 83 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Potassium 916 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18.2 g
Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
Sugars 13.9 g
Protein 33 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 1.7
Meat Alternative 1.2

Energy sources


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