Healthy and Delicious Salmon with Tangy Dijon Vinaigrette

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Healthy and Delicious Salmon with Tangy Dijon Vinaigrette
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 19, 2023

Enjoy a delightful and nutritious meal with this recipe for salmon with tangy Dijon vinaigrette. The succulent salmon fillets are perfectly cooked and topped with a zesty vinaigrette made with Dijon mustard, lemon juice, and olive oil. This dish is not only delicious but also packed with healthy omega-3 fatty acids from the salmon. It's a quick and easy recipe that is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the Dijon mustard, lemon juice, olive oil, honey, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet and brush the Dijon vinaigrette evenly over the fillets.
  4. Bake the salmon in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until it flakes easily with a fork.
  5. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot.

Interesting Facts

  • Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for heart health.
  • Dijon mustard adds a tangy and flavorful kick to the salmon.
  • Salmon is a versatile fish that can be prepared in a variety of ways.