Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Salmon Recipes

Apparently I'm on a salmon kick so here are a few of the recipes I've used with my family recently:)  Whats your favorite way to prepare salmon?

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Day 9 Recipe
Blackened Salmon Steaks W/ Roasted Butternut Squash

2 - Salmon Steaks 
2- 3 tsp Blackened Seasoning
2- 3 Tbsp Olive Oil

Drizzle oil in sauté pan over medium/high heat.  Season salmon steaks with blackened seasoning and place steaks in sauté pan and cook over medium heat for about 6-8 minutes on each side or until beginning to brown.

Butternut squash

1 medium sized butternut squash cut into 1/2 - 1 inch cubes
1- 2 Tbsp butter 
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg 

Mix above ingredients in zip lock bag and mix well.  Heat oven to 425 degrees and then place butternut squash onto cookie sheet and bake in oven for about 25 minutes. 


Day 10 Recipe
Gluten Free Pasta W/ Blackened Salmon and Broccoli

1 bag of gluten free pasta of your choice
leftover salmon from night before and if you don't have enough then just add 1 can of canned alaskan salmon
2 cups broccoli
1 sweet onion (chopped)
1 1/2 tsp garlic (minced)
salt and pepper to taste
olive oil
blackened seasoning 

Heat olive oil in sauté pan over med heat.  Add in chopped onions and broccoli.  Sprinkle a little blackened seasoning over onions and broccoli.  Cook until onions are browned.  Add in leftover salmon and or canned salmon.  Cook for about 5 minutes.  Serve and enjoy!

Day 11 Recipe

Mango Salmon

Salmon fillet
about 2 cups mango salsa

Rinse salmon under water then pat dry with paper towel.  Place salmon on foil.  Make sure you have enough foil to completely wrap and cover the salmon filet.  Pour mango salsa over salmon.  Wrap filet and place onto cookie sheet then bake at 375 for about 15-20 minutes or until cooked to your liking:)  Enjoy!

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