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Salmon With Pepita-Lime Butter

Salmon With Pepita-Lime Butter

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Lime juice, chili powder and pepitas give this salmon Mexican flair. Serve with wild rice and steamed vegetables.

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons
    unsalted pepitas
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    freshly grated lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons
    lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    chili powder
  • 1 pound
    salmon fillet, skinned and cut into 4 portions
  • 1/2 teaspoon
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  1. Toast pepitas. Place in a small bowl with butter, lime zest, lime juice and chili powder.
  2. Generously coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper, add to the pan and cook until browned and just cooked through in the center, 2 to 4 minutes per side. Remove the pan from the heat. Transfer the salmon to a plate. Add the butter-lime mixture to the hot pan; stir until the butter is melted. Serve the salmon topped with the sauce.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
  • Calories185
  • Fat9g
    • Saturated fat3g
  • Cholesterol61mg
  • Carbohydrates2g
    • Dietary fiber0g
  • Protein24g
  • Sodium349 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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