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Baby Salmon With Sauteed Leeks

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Ingredients
  Leeks 1 1⁄2 Pound, roots and most of dark green tops trimmed
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Ground white pepper To Taste
  Boneless baby salmon/Trout 3 Pound, heads removed (6 Pieces, 1/2 Pound Each)
  Lemon wedges 4
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Split leeks lengthwise and rinse well; then thinly slice crosswise you should have about 3 cups.
Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a wide frying pan over medium heat.
Add leeks and cook, stirring, until soft 8 to 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in thyme and lemon juice; season to taste with salt and white pepper.
Rinse fish and pat dry.
Spread open and place, skin sides down, in a single layer in a greased baking pan.
Spoon leek mixture down center of each fish.
Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter and drizzle over fish.
Bake in a 400° oven until just opaque but still moist in thickest part; cut to test 8 to 10 minutes.
Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2401 Calories from Fat 853

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 96 g147.6%

Saturated Fat 41.3 g206.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1081 mg360.3%

Sodium 1192.4 mg49.7%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.7%

Dietary Fiber 14.8 g59.4%

Sugars 27.3 g

Protein 275 g550.9%

Vitamin A 257.2% Vitamin C 196.9%

Calcium 48.4% Iron 98.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Baby Salmon With Sauteed Leeks Recipe