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Glazed Salmon On Garlicky Greens

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Ingredients
  Blackstrap 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Blackstrap molasses 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 4 Teaspoon
  Peanut oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salmon fillets 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 4 pieces (Skin Intact)
  Fillet 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), peeled and finely chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Broccoli rabe 1 Pound, trimmed
  Broccoli rabe 1 Pound, trimmed, roughly chopped, and rinsed
  Salt To Taste
  Spinach 1 Pound, trimmed
  Spinach 1 Pound, trimmed, roughly chopped, washed, and drained
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Heat the broiler.

MAKING
2. In a bowl whisk the molasses, lemon, and honey well.
3. In a small skillet Heat the peanut oil over low heat, cook together the cumin, coriander and cinnamon, for 2 minutes, stirring them constantly and add to the molasses mixture.
4. On a broiling tray Place the salmon, Broil the salmon 3 inches from the heat for 4 minutes, remove and brush it with the molasses glaze.
5. Return the salmon to the broiler, broil the salmon 2 minutes longer then remove, again brush it with the glaze and return to the broiler to finish cooking, approximately 2 minutes.
6. From the broiler Remove it, then brush one more time and keep warm while you prepare the greens.
7. In a Dutch oven over medium Heat the olive oil heat and saute the garlic, stirring constantly, until it is soft and fragrant.
8. Raise the heat to high and add the broccoli rabe along with a pinch of salt, cover the pot and steam the broccoli rabe with the water that clings to the vegetable's leaves, stirring it occasionally, for 3 minutes.
9. Stir the spinach with the other ingredients well, cover the pot, steam the vegetables until the spinach is wilted and the broccoli rabe is tender, for approximately 2 minutes and season with the salt and pepper.

SERVING
10. On each of 4 large plates place one-quarter of the greens spreading them evenly around the plate.
11. To remove the fish from the tray, place a spatula between the skin and flesh of the fish and lift the fish from the pan, leaving the skin behind.
12. Place the fish on the serving plates arranged with greens and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Restriction: 
Pregnancy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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