Ancho Glazed Salmon

For a delectable weeknight meal, top salmon fillets with cilantro and chili and finish with sweet potatoes on the side.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 20 mins
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Ancho Glazed Salmon
Ingredients
2
1
tablespoon sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon ground ancho chili pepper or chili powder
 
Olive oil cooking spray
4
5 ounces skinless salmon fillets
2
tablespoons fresh cilantro sprigs
Directions
  1. Preheat broiler. Scrub potatoes. Halve lengthwise; cut in 1/4-inch slices. Place on greased rack of unheated broiler pan. In bowl combine sugar, salt, cumin, and chili pepper. Coat potatoes with cooking spray; sprinkle both sides with half the spice mixture. Broil 4 inches from heat 10 minutes or until tender; turn once midway through cooking.
  2. Meanwhile, rinse salmon; pat dry. Sprinkle with remaining spice. In skillet cook fish in 1 tablespoon hot olive oil over medium heat 8 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes when tested with fork; turn once midway through cooking. Add cilantro. Serves 4.
Nutrition Facts (Ancho Glazed Salmon)
    Per serving:
  • 363 kcal cal.,
  • 19 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 6 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 8 g monounsatured fat),
  • 84 mg chol.,
  • 710 mg sodium,
  • 17 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 6 g sugar,
  • 29 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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