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Roasted Alaskan Salmon with Cherries

 
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a paleo diet.paleo
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $3.62 One serving costs about $3.62

$3.62 per serving

1 people like this recipe

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This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

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spoonacular Score:78%

Spoonacular Score: 78%

 

Roasted Alaskan Salmon with Cherries might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe makes 4 servings with 253 calories, 24g of protein, and 7g of fat each. For $3.62 per serving, this recipe covers 19% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It is a good option if you're following a caveman, gluten free, dairy free, and primal diet. A mixture of lemon juice, thyme, honey, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. To use up the honey you could follow this main course with the Honey Gingerbread as a dessert. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 79%. This score is good. Try Alaskan Salmon Chowder, Barbecued Alaskan Salmon, and Wild Alaskan Salmon Sandwiches for similar recipes.

Salmon can be paired with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc. To decide on white or red, you should consider your seasoning and sauces. Chardonnay is a great friend to buttery, creamy dishes, while sauvignon blanc can complement herb or citrus-centric dishes. A light-bodied, low-tannin red such as the pinot noir goes great with broiled or grilled salmon. You could try Trentadue La Storia Chardonnay. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.3 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 20 dollars per bottle.

Trentadue La Storia Chardonnay

The 2014 Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast, is typical for the variety with aromas of apples, white peaches and citrus. With longer time in the glass nuanced aromas of nutmeg, slight toast and vanilla come to play along with suggestion of pineapple and ripe Meyer lemons. The mouth feel is crisp and restrained with clear minerality and purity of fruit. Rich, elegant and beautifully balanced.

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Ingredients

Servings:
3 cups
3 cups cherries
cherries
2 tsps
2 tsps dried fresh thyme
dried fresh thyme
1.5 Tbsps
1.5 Tbsps honey
honey
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps lemon juice
lemon juice
16 oz
16 oz wild salmon fillets
wild salmon fillets
some
some black sea-salt
black sea-salt
3 cups cherries
3 cups
cherries
2 tsps dried fresh thyme
2 tsps
dried fresh thyme
1.5 Tbsps honey
1.5 Tbsps
honey
2 Tbsps lemon juice
2 Tbsps
lemon juice
16 oz wild salmon fillets
16 oz
wild salmon fillets
some black sea-salt
some
black sea-salt

Equipment

baking sheet
baking sheet
kitchen thermometer
kitchen thermometer
oven
oven
bowl
bowl
aluminum foil
aluminum foil
baking sheet
baking sheet
kitchen thermometer
kitchen thermometer
oven
oven
bowl
bowl
aluminum foil
aluminum foil


Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together cherries, lemon juice, honey and thyme. Arrange salmon skin-side down on a large parchment or foil-lined baking sheet, sprinkle with a pinch of sea salt and black pepper. Scatter cherry mixture over and around salmon and bake 12-15 minutes. Switch oven to broil and cook an additional 3 minutes until salmon is just cooked through and cherries are juicy and caramelized, (you want the thickest part of the fish to reach an internal temperature of 131 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer). Remove the salmon from the oven and allow to rest, uncovered, for 5 minutes.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.61
Ingredient
3 cups cherries
2 teaspoons dried fresh thyme
1.5 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
16 ounces wild salmon fillets
Price
$3.59
$0.21
$0.38
$0.20
$10.07
$14.46

Tips

Health Tips

  • Frozen (and potentially even canned) fruit and vegetables contain as much?if not more?vitamins than fresh versions that have been sitting around the supermarket too long. So don't hesitate to buy canned or frozen goods if your budget or the season doesn't allow for fresh!

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • Sea salt is not healthier than table salt, contrary to what you may have heard. Sea salt is usually 97.5% sodium chloride (same as regular old table salt) and the minerals accounting for the rest are too insignificant to make a difference?unless you plan on consuming sea salt by the pound, in which case the health benefits from the minerals will definitely be outweighed by the negative effects of all the sodium you are consuming!

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • If you want the health benefits of salmon without the pricetag that comes with fresh and even frozen fillets, look for recipes using canned salmon.

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

  • Sea salt can add a unique texture or provide bursts of salty goodness, but ONLY when it isn't being dissolved. So if you have expensive sea salt, save it for sprinkling on salads or dark chocolate cookies, don't try to use it in your pasta sauce or soup. Once sea salt dissolves, the flavor is indistinguishable from table salt from the shaker (after all, they are chemically the same thing, sodium chloride).

Cooking Tips

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

  • Fresh herbs should be added toward the end of the cooking process — even at the very last minute?especially delicate herbs like cilantro, basil, and dill. Hardier herbs like bay leaves, rosemary, and thyme can be added earlier.

Green Tips

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

  • Wild Alaskan salmon is considered the most sustainable choice.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
252k Calories
23g Protein
7g Total Fat
23g Carbs
41% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
252k
13%

Fat
7g
11%

  Saturated Fat
1g
7%

Carbohydrates
23g
8%

  Sugar
19g
22%

Cholesterol
62mg
21%

Sodium
244mg
11%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
23g
47%

Vitamin B12
3µg
60%

Selenium
41µg
59%

Vitamin B6
0.99mg
49%

Vitamin B3
9mg
46%

Vitamin B2
0.47mg
28%

Phosphorus
250mg
25%

Potassium
803mg
23%

Vitamin B5
2mg
21%

Vitamin B1
0.29mg
19%

Copper
0.36mg
18%

Vitamin C
11mg
14%

Magnesium
46mg
12%

Fiber
2g
9%

Folate
34µg
9%

Iron
1mg
8%

Manganese
0.12mg
6%

Zinc
0.84mg
6%

Calcium
32mg
3%

Vitamin A
159IU
3%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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