time: 50 minutes
-2 lemons, thinly sliced + 1 lemon for garnish
-20-30 sprigs of mixed fresh herbs + 2 tablespoons chopped & divided
(recommended herbs: thyme, tarragon and oregano)
-1 clove of garlic
-1/4 teaspoon of salt
-1 tablespoon of djon mustard
-1 pound center-cut salmon, skinned
-preheat oven to 450 degrees.
-lay two 9-inch pieces of heavy-duty foil on top of each other. arrange lemon slices in two layers in the center of the foil. spread herb sprigs over the lemons. with the side of a knife, mash garlic with salt to form a paste. transfer to a small dish and stir in mustard and the remaining 2 tablespoons chopped herbs. spread the mixture over top & bottom of the salmon. place the salmon on the herb sprigs.
-bake the salmon in foil; bake until the salmon is opaque in the center, 30-40 minutes. cut the salmon into 4 portions and serve with lemon wedges (discard herb sprigs and lemon slices).
for sides i served mine with baked aparagus & rice
and for those of you counting your calories, like myself...
nutritional facts per serving:
12 g fat ( 2 g sat , 4 g mono )
67 mg cholesterol
1 g carbohydrates
0 g added sugars
23 g protein
0 g fiber
261 mg sodium
428 mg potassium