Salmon with Lemon, Chive Cream Sauce Recipe

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Salmon with Lemon, Chive Cream Sauce
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  1. Combine the clam juice, vermouth, and shallots in a small saucepan.
  2. Boil until liquid is reduced to 1/3 cup, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add cream and continue boiling until sauce coats a spoon, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add lemon juice.
  5. Strain sauce and return to saucepan.
  6. Add chopped chives and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Place salmon on a cutting board and, using a sharp knife, cut salmon on a deep diagonal (almost parallel to work surface) into eight scallops 1/4 to 3/8 inch thick.
  8. Sprinkle salmon scallops with salt and pepper.
  9. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg.
  10. Melt butter in large skillet over medium high heat.
  11. Working in batches, add salmon to skillet and cook about 30 seconds on each side until opaque in center.
  12. Bring sauce to a boil and divide between four plates.
  13. Arrange salmon on top of sauce.
  14. Garnish with whole chives.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 406.03 Kcal (1700 kJ)
Calories from fat 255.74 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.42g 44%
Cholesterol 71.93mg 24%
Sodium 207.67mg 9%
Potassium 96.06mg 2%
Total Carbs 10.16g 3%
Sugars 2.29g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.32g 1%
Protein 23.15g 46%
Vitamin C 5.1mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 20.3mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 189.02 Kcal (791 kJ)
Calories from fat 119.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.23g 44%
Cholesterol 33.49mg 24%
Sodium 96.68mg 9%
Potassium 44.72mg 2%
Total Carbs 4.73g 3%
Sugars 1.06g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.15g 1%
Protein 10.78g 46%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 9%
Iron 0.4mg 4%
Calcium 9.4mg 2%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.4
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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