Saturday, January 12, 2013

Recipe of the Day





Maple Glazed Salmon on Wild Rice





Ingredients:




1) 1 cup of wild rice blend
2) 3/4 cup pure maple syrup
3) 3 tablespoons grainy mustard
4) 2  tablespoons minced garlic
5) 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
6) 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
7) 3/4 cup chopped scallions
8) 2 1/2 lb center-cut wild salmon fillet, with skin




Instructions:





1) Prepare rice as instructed according to package. (Makes approx. 2 1/2 cups)






2) Mix next 4 ingredients in a saucepan. Simmer until reduced to 2/3 cup, approx. 10 mins. Stir in 1 tablespoon of the lime juice. Divide between 2 bowls.






3) Heat broiler. Put salmon on baking sheet lined with foil. Broil 6 inches from heat, approx. 4 mins. Brush salmon with glaze from 1 bowl. Broil until cooked through, approx. 4 mins.






4) Toss rice with scallions and remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice. Divide 2 cups of the rice mix among 4 plates/servings and top with salmon. Drizzle with reserved glaze.







Nutritional value per serving:


Calories: 550
Protein: 42 grams
Carbs: 65 grams
 Fiber: 3 grams
Total Fat: 12 grams   (saturated 2 grams)
Sodium: 300 mg

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