Mustard-Crusted Salmon. (Ken BurrisEatingWell / January 2, 2014)

This updated French bistro dish makes a simple dinner any night of the week. You might want to consider doubling the batch and using the remaining salmon in a tossed salad the next day.

Mustard-Crusted Salmon

Makes 4 servings.

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

1 1/4 pounds center-cut salmon fillets, cut into 4 portions

1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste

Freshly ground pepper to taste

1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream

2 tablespoons stone-ground mustard

2 teaspoons lemon juice

Lemon wedges

Preheat broiler. Line a broiler pan or baking sheet with foil, then coat it with cooking spray.

Place salmon pieces, skin-side down, on the prepared pan. Season with salt and pepper. Combine sour cream, mustard and lemon juice in a small bowl. Spread evenly over the salmon.

Broil the salmon 5 inches from the heat source until it is opaque in the center, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges.

Recipe Nutrition:

Per serving: 198 calories; 8 g fat (2 g sat, 6 g mono); 72 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrate; 29 g protein; 0 g fiber; 375 mg sodium; 560 mg potassium

Nutrition Bonus: Selenium (74 percent daily value), Potassium (26 percent dv), omega-3s.

0 Carbohydrate Servings

Exchanges: 4 lean protein, 1 fat

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