Caprese Salmon Healthy and Delicious

July 28, 2017Deanna

Caprese Salmon is a succulent salmon dish that combines a balsamic glaze with a Caprese topping. It is a wonderful dish that seduces the taste buds.

Caprese Salmon is a succulent salmon dish that combines a balsamic glaze with a Caprese topping. It is a wonderful dish that seduces the taste buds.
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  • Caprese Salmon

Caprese Salmon is a succulent salmon dish that combines a balsamic glaze with a Caprese topping. It is a wonderful dish that seduces the taste buds.

 

My local grocery store had frozen salmon on sale. Originally, I had this idea for a shrimp Caprese, but when I saw this salmon. I thought, no wait, I want to play this up different.

I love Caprese Salad. My friend Richard does one with this balsamic glaze that amazing. That is where I got this inspiration for Caprese salmon from. It tastes so superb!

I think doing caprese salmon was a much better idea than shrimp caprese. I think you will agree after having a bite of this wonderful dish. It will seduce you.

Caprese Salmon is a succulent salmon dish that combines a balsamic glaze with a Caprese topping. It is a wonderful dish that seduces the taste buds.

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Caprese Salmon

Preparation 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Serves 4     adjust servings

Caprese Salmon is a succulent salmon dish that is a blend of flavors from Caprese salad. A recipe from Seduction In The Kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • mixed baby greens
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon stone ground Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 8 leaves large basil roughly chopped
  • 1/2 pint of cherry tomatoes sliced
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet or shallow baking dish with foil., and place the salmon fillet, skin-side down on the baking sheet.
  3. Stir together the glaze ingredients and spoon it over the salmon.
  4. Mix the basil, 1/8 cup the cheese, and cherry tomatoes together. The spoon it over the salmon.
  5. Bake for 11-12 minutes per inch, until the fish flakes with a fork.
  6. Use a thin spatula to remove the fish from the pan, and try to leave the skin behind on the foil.
  7. Serve the salmon on a bed of mixed baby greens, sprinkle the remaining cheese over the salmon and ENJOY!

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per ServingAs Served
Calories 910kcal Calories from fat 516
% Daily Value
Total Fat 57g88%
Saturated Fat 13g65%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 224mg75%
Sodium 331mg14%
Carbohydrate 10g3%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 9g
Protein 83g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories2000
Total FatLess than65g
Sat FatLess than25g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
Dietary Fiber25g
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1 Comments

  • Deanna

    Katerina

    June 28, 2014 at 7:11 pm

    I love salmon and this looks right up my alley!

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