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Olive-Crusted Salmon

Nutrition Label olive crusted salmonPrep and cook time: 20 minutes

What you need:

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup pimento-stuffed Spanish olives
  • 1 piece of whole-wheat bread
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 4 (4 oz. each) salmon fillets

Equipment and supplies:

  • Baking sheet or roasting pan
  • Food processor

What to do:

  1. Put oven on broiler setting.
  2. Line a rimmed baking sheet or roasting pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  3. Place oven rack 6 inches from broiler flame. (Get a grownup's help with this.)
  4. Place olives, bread, and lemon zest into a food processor and process until it reaches a paste texture. (Again, get an adult's help.)
  5. Pat salmon dry and spread a heaping tablespoon of olive mixture over each piece.
  6. Broil fish about 15 minutes, checking halfway through to ensure it's not burning.

How much does this recipe make?
4 filets

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: January 2011

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