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.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 174
Total Fat 6g (33% of calories from fat)
Saturated Fat 1g (6% of calories from saturated fat)
Cholesterol 53mg
Sodium 211mg
Total Carbs 4g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Protein 24g

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