Fish and Shellfish: Fish Dishes: Lemon and Fennel Salmon Steaks

Incorporate the fresh taste of fennel into your cooking with this delicious, easy-to-make recipe.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: March 08, 2011

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Extra Time: 2 hrs (for marinating)

Ingredients:

    1 lemon, juiced
    2 tsp olive oil
    3 Tbsp chopped, fresh fennel fronds
    1 tsp fennel seeds
    4 salmon steaks
    1 dash each of salt and pepper
    4 lemon wedges or slices (to garnish)

Directions:

    Combine the lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl, and combine with the fennel fronds and seeds. Pour the mixture over the salmon steaks, covering them generously with the marinade. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place in the fridge for two hours.

    Spray a non-stick frying pan with cooking spray. Lightly fry the salmon for three to four minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking. Serve with the lemon wedges.

Variations:

    Grill or barbecue the salmon steaks. Serve with your choice of steamed vegetables or salad.

    To the above recipe, add thinly sliced (or chopped) fennel while cooking the salmon.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:230 cals
Kilojoules:961 kJ
Fat:8.2 g
Carbohydrates:2.3 g
Protein:34.2 g
Cholesterol:89.0 mg
Sodium:161 mg
Saturated Fat:1.3 g
Fiber:0.7 g
Calcium:36.0 mg
Total Sugars:1.0 g

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