Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for good health and salmon is one of the best sources of these healthy fats, especially in you’re interested in reversing type 2 diabetes. Better yet, this diabetic recipe for dinner is tasty and easy to prepare. You can find this and other delicious recipes for diabetics in my Reversing Diabetes Cookbook. Enjoy!
Diabetic Recipe for Dinner: Baked Salmon Dijon
Makes 4 servings
Olive oil spray
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 ½ tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 ½ tablespoons chopped chives (fresh or freeze-dried) or parsley
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
¼ teaspoon salt or salt substitute
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound salmon fillet, cut into 4-ounce fillets
Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a large baking dish with olive oil spray.
Combine olive oil, mustard, lemon juice, chives, lemon peel, salt and pepper, and stir until well blended.
Rub oil-mustard mixture over both sides of salmon. Place in baking dish (skin side down if not skinned). Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, depending on thickness.
Transfer to serving plates and spoon pan juices over fillets.
Nutritional information per serving: calories 159; fat 6 grams; cholesterol 59 mg; sodium 280 mg; carbs 1 gram; fiber trace; protein 23 grams.