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Salmon With Cucumber Chive Sauce

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  Cucumber piece 2 Inch
  Minced red bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Snipped fresh chives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salmon fillets/Other firm fleshed fish 1 1⁄2 Pound, pounded (4 Small Size)
  Non fat sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plain low fat yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon zest 2 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Preheat the broiler. Line a broiler pan with foil and spray the foil with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Peel and finely chop the cucumber. Mince the bell pepper. Melt the margarine in a small saucepan.
3. In a small bowl, combine the melted margarine with 1 tablespoon of the fresh chives, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the black pepper.
4. Place the fish on the broiler pan. Spread the chive mixture over the fish and broil 4 inches from the heat until the fish is opaque and just flakes when tested with the tip of a knife, about 7 minutes.
5. Meanwhile, in a medium-size bowl, combine the sour cream, yogurt, lemon juice, lemon zest (if using), mustard, the remaining 5 tablespoons fresh chives, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Stir in the cucumber and bell pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1270 Calories from Fat 514

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g88.3%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 391.5 mg130.5%

Sodium 1519.1 mg63.3%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12.1%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 11.6 g

Protein 146 g292.3%

Vitamin A 56.4% Vitamin C 139.7%

Calcium 48% Iron 37.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Salmon With Cucumber Chive Sauce Recipe