Recipe: Cilantro Marinated Sockeye Salmon

By Kary Woodruff

There seem to be a bazillion different ways to cook or season fish. But this simple recipe is both delicious AND healthy, so it's worth considering for your next family meal.

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​INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 lb Sockeye Salmon

  • 1 leek (thinly sliced)

  • 1 handful fresh cilantro

  • 1 T olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)

  • 1/2 large lemon (juice)

  • sea salt and black pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine garlic, leeks, olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Mix in Tupperware and marinate salmon for 15-30 minutes. Store in fridge.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (f).

  3. Set the Sockeye Salmon on a non-stick baking pan, skin-side down, and briefly bake for ~10 minutes. Watch out so it does not burn.

  4. Change oven settings to low broil for 1-3 minutes, watching to avoid burning.

  5. The salmon is ready when it flakes and is still quite pink. Sockeye salmon is very strong in color!

OPTIONAL: Use different herbs, such as dill, in place of cilantro; grill on outdoor grill

Nutrition Facts: Makes 2 servings; Amount per serving: 290 Kcals; 8.5g Carbs; 14.8g Fat; 30g Protein.​