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Baked Salmon in Grape Leaves

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Ingredients
  Salmon fillets 20 Ounce (4 Pieces, 5 Ounce Each About 1 Inch Thick)
  Kosher salt To Taste
  Fresh black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Use A Few Grinds)
  Grape leaves/Fig leaves 8
  Extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1⁄2
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Start by preheating the oven to 400°F also wash the grapes leaves and pat dry

MAKING
2. Lay each fillet on a surface, and season with salt and pepper, set the fillets aside at room temperature
3. Take the stem of the leaves, and trim knobby end, now rub a few drops of olive oil on the glossy side of each leaf, also oil a baking sheet with oil
4. Lay the grape leaves on the baking sheet, glossy sides up, and set a fillet in the center of a pair of leaves
5. Finally bake for 6 to 8 minutes till the leaves brown, when the salmon turns pink in the center, then remove it from the leaves and discard the leaves
6. Before serving the baked salmon, squeeze a little lemon juice and drizzle the remaining olive oil over the salmon

SERVING
7. Serve with a sauce of your choice, salads, cooked vegetables or bread

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 244 Calories from Fat 117

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.8%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 78 mg26%

Sodium 157.9 mg6.6%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.3%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 29 g57.2%

Vitamin A 34.2% Vitamin C 10.5%

Calcium 4.5% Iron 8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Baked Salmon In Grape Leaves Recipe