Pan Seared Rosemary Salmon Skewers

Pan Seared Rosemary Salmon Skewers

Health Benefits: Rosemary is excellent source of antioxidants. The majority of the fat in this recipe comes from heart healthy Omega 3 fats.

Recipe prepared by Chef Gerard Valino.

Nutrition Facts by Dr. Jonathan Waitman and Curtis Felton, Culinary Nutrition Fellow.

Recipe Yield: 4 servings (2 skewers per serving)

Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, fresh
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound salmon filet, boneless and skinless
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
Directions
  1. Preheat a nonstick or saute pan to medium high.
  2. Cut salmon into 1 inch x 1 inch squares.
  3. Combine rosemary, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
  4. Add salmon and toss to coat. Thread salmon and tomatoes alternately onto 8 soaked 10-inch or 12-inch wooden skewers.
  5. Add oil to pan. Sear the skewers for 2-3 minutes on one side then turn heat to medium, carefully turn skewers to cook salmon, approximately 4-6 minutes.
Nutritional facts per serving:

174 Calories
6g fat (33% calories from fat)
1g saturated fat (6% calories from saturated fat)
53mg cholesterol
211mg sodium
24g protein
4g carbohydrate
1g fiber

*Note: Majority of the fat in this recipe comes from heart healthy polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats.


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