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Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Here is a simple salmon recipe that uses common household ingredients and can be ready in a hurry.  Salmon is an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids essential for heart health as well as brain, nerve and eye functioning.  Aim for 2-3 servings of fish per week (one serving is 75g or 2.5oz).

 

Serves: 2

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15-20 minutes

 

Ingredients:

¼ cup balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp white wine

2 tsp Dijon mustard

1 clove garlic, minced

½ tsp dried oregano

Pinch of peppercorns

Salt and pepper to taste

2 Salmon fillets (4 oz each)

 

Instructions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, combine balsamic vinegar, olive oil, white wine, Dijon mustard, garlic, oregano, peppercorns, salt and pepper.
  3. Place salmon in a baking dish and drizzle with prepared marinade.
  4. Bake salmon for 15-20 minutes until salmon flakes with a fork.

Optional: Marinate salmon for two hours in the fridge before cooking.