Apricot Glazed Salmon – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe

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(makes 4 servings)

Ingredients for glaze: Nutrition Facts for Apricot-Glazed Salmon
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1 1/2 cups apricot nectar (juice)

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1/3 cup dried apricots, chopped

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2 tablespoons honey

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2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce

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1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

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2 cloves garlic, minced

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1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

small bullet 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
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small bullet 1 12-ounce fresh skinless salmon fillet, about an inch thick*

 

*Nutrition Facts calculated using wild Coho salmon.

 

Directions:
1. In a small saucepan, stir in all ingredients for the glaze then bring to boiling at medium-high then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Move oven rack to about 4 inches below broiler then turn on broiler. Spray a broiler pan with lowfat cooking spray then center salmon on pan then broil for about 10-12 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Use a pastry brush to baste the fish with some of the apricot glaze every 3-4 minutes.
3. Serve salmon with glaze.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (212 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 247
Calories from fat 47
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Sodium 344 mg
Total Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 14 g
Protein 20 g
Vitamin A 35%
Vitamin C 90%
Calcium 4%
Iron 8%

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