Salmon with Green Sauce
A flavorful green sauce of parsley and cilantro blankets salmon for a truly healthy and satisfying meal.
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- Servings: 4
Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2004
- 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
- 1 cup fresh parsley leaves
- 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves and stems
- 3 tablespoons water
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 4 garlic cloves
- 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
In a food processor or blender, puree parsley leaves, cilantro leaves and stems, water and fresh lemon juice, garlic cloves, and coarse salt until smooth.
Place salmon in a single layer on a heatproof plate. In a 12-inch skillet fitted with a round rack, bring 1 inch of water to a simmer over medium heat. Place plate with salmon on rack. Spoon half of parsley mixture on fillets.
Cover; steam until fish flakes with a fork, 7 to 9 minutes (add more water as needed). Transfer salmon to serving plates; discard skin. Stir juices from steaming plate into remaining parsley mixture; spoon over salmon.