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Salmon with Orange-Mustard Sauce


Cook a full meal in a single dish -- fish and vegetables steamed to perfection in the microwave.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, November 2005


  • 6 ounces baby spinach, stemmed
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, stems trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 4 (6 ounces each) skinless salmon fillets
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice


  1. In a 9-by-13-inch microwave-safe dish, combine spinach, mushrooms, and scallions. Place salmon fillets on top, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  2. In a small bowl, stir together mustard and orange juice. Spoon mixture over salmon. Microwave on high for 8 to 10 minutes or until salmon is cooked through and spinach has wilted. Serve salmon over vegetables.

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