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Salmon With Ginger Citrus Salsa

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Ingredients
For salmon
  Lemon 1
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Thin ginger root slices 6
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coarsely ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salmon fillets 1 Pound, cut into 4 pieces
For salsa
  Navel oranges 2 , peeled, finely chopped
  Lime 1 , peeled, finely chopped
  Chopped red bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh chives 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Grated ginger root 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare the lemon peel and zest by grating enough peel from the lemon to make 2 teaspoons. Set aside for the salsa
2. Slice the lemon and set aside
3. In a separate bowl, prepare the salsa by mixing the orange, the lime, the bell pepper, chives, honey, grated gingerroot, oil and reserved lemon peel

MAKING
4. In a large pan, tip in the sliced lemon, the water, the sliced ginger root, salt and pepper
5. Heat till boiling point and then cook for three minutes more
6. Reduce heat to medium low when the sauce is ready
7. Add the salmon to the sauce skin side down. Cover and cook for 7-10 minutes or till the salmon is opaque cooked and flaky with a fork
8. With a slotted spoon, remove the fish and then place it in a baking dish
9. Discard the liquid mixture in the pan.

SERVING
10. Carefully remove the skin of the salmon fillet.
11. Place the salmon the serving plate
12. Spoon the salsa over the fish and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes

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