Thursday, March 6, 2008

Easy Dinners: Poached Salmon

Hey Everyone! I know, I didnt post yesterday! Life has been a little crazy this week, so Im trying to get back on track! Next week is SPRING BREAK, and I will be TAKING THE WEEK OFF!! So, tomorrow, I will be making a peace offering and listing several recipes for you to use over your break!

Today's recipe is a great one for all the women out there that need their Omega-3. The best fat for your body! It is a poached salmon that is SO yummy! Did you know that just one gram of Omega 3 a day could reduce your risk of a heart attack by 50%!! And dont be scared of the nutritional information on this, because this is the fat your body needs to function!

Poached Salmon with Dill Horseradish Sauce
Grocery List:
Tbsp cider vinegar
4 pieces salmon fillet (about 6 oz each)

1 cup fresh dill (or 3 TBSP dried)
1 scallion, cut up
1/2 cup each light mayonnaise and reduced-fat sour cream
1 Tbsp each horseradish and cider vinegar
2 tsp Dijon mustard

How to make it:
1. Bring vinegar and 1 in. water to boil in a wide, deep skillet. Add salmon, reduce heat until water barely simmers, cover and cook 10 minutes or until fish is cooked through.

2. Meanwhile, put sauce ingredients in a food processor; process until dill and scallions are finely chopped.

3. Using a broad, slotted spatula, remove fish to a serving platter or plates. Serve with sauce.

**Plan ahead: Poach salmon and make sauce the day before.

Nutritional Information:
27g fat
0g fiber
11 WW points

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