Salmon with Lemon Caper Sauce Recipe

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Salmon with Lemon Caper Sauce
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  1. Fish: Mince parsley, basil and shallots in a food processor or by hand; place in plastic bag with oils and salmon; seal and turn to coat salmon completely; refrigerate 2 hours or overnight; turn occasionally.
  2. Sauce: Simmer lemon juice, wine and stock until reduced to 2 T, about 12 minutes; add half and half and boil until reduced to 1/4 cup, 2-3 minutes.
  3. Puree the reduction, anchovy and mustard in a blender or mini-processor and pour back into saucepan.
  4. Whisk the butter in, over low heat, 1 T at a time, letting each piece melt before adding the next; set aside and add 1 T capers, salt and cayenne.
  5. Keep warm.
  6. Finish: Gently pat marinade off salmon with paper towels; put on aluminum foil if grilling or on broiler pan, skin side down; grill or broil until opaque, 8 minutes depending on fillet thickness.
  7. Plate and spoon 2 T sauce over each fillet and garnish with remaining capers.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 780.78 Kcal (3269 kJ)
Calories from fat 423.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47.05g 72%
Cholesterol 182.92mg 61%
Sodium 385.1mg 16%
Potassium 1509.24mg 32%
Total Carbs 14.96g 5%
Sugars 6.48g 26%
Dietary Fiber 2.53g 10%
Protein 70.31g 141%
Vitamin C 15.3mg 25%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 82.4mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 158.65 Kcal (664 kJ)
Calories from fat 86.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.56g 72%
Cholesterol 37.17mg 61%
Sodium 78.25mg 16%
Potassium 306.66mg 32%
Total Carbs 3.04g 5%
Sugars 1.32g 26%
Dietary Fiber 0.51g 10%
Protein 14.29g 141%
Vitamin C 3.1mg 25%
Iron 0.2mg 6%
Calcium 16.7mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 19
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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