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Chef Kern Mattei's Pan Seared Salmon With Carrot And Apple Salad

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Join Toby as she prepares this healthy dinner from Dr. Janet Brill's book "Prevent a Second Heart Attack". With healthy Omega 3's from the fish, plus fruit and vegetables from the salad, this dish is managing diabetes with gusto.
Ingredients
  Salmon fillet 24 Ounce (6 ounce fillet)
  Low sodium soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
For salad
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Granny smith apple 1 , cored and julliened
  Carrot 1 Large, peeled and julliened
  Cilantro stalks 3 , chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a baking dish, place the salmon fillet and drizzle the soy sauce over the fish; let it sit for 15 minutes.

MAKING
2. For Salad – In a small bowl, prepare the salad dressing by mixing together soy sauce, lime juice and sugar until the sugar dissolves.
3. In another large salad bowl, toss apple, carrot and cilantro with the salad dressing. Set aside.
4. For Salmon – Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add olive oil.
5. Sear the salmon fillet for about 3-4 minutes on each side until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

SERVING
6. Serve each fillet with ¼ of the salad for a complete meal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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