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Salmon and Asparagus

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 10 mins Bake 450°F 12 mins
Salmon and Asparagus
Ingredients
  • 1  pound  fresh asparagus spears, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  extra virgin olive oil
  •  Course sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1  pound  fresh or frozen salmon fillets with skin
  • 1  teaspoon  finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1  teaspoon  snipped fresh parsley
Directions

1. Place two (1 large and 1 medium) cast-iron skillets or oven-safe heavy skillets in a cold oven; heat oven to 450 degrees F. In a medium bowl combine asparagus and 1/2 teaspoon olive oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Brush the remaining1 teaspoon of olive oil on both sides of fish; sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.

2. Carefully remove hot skillets from oven. Place fish, skin side down, in the large skillet. Place asparagus in medium skillet. Return skillets to oven. Bake for 12 minutes, or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork and asparagus is crisp-tender.

3. To serve, sprinkle fish with lemon peel and parsley.

Nutrition Facts (Salmon and Asparagus)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 235,
  • Fat, total (g) 14,
  • chol. (mg) 67,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 2,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 6,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 5,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 24,
  • vit. A (IU) 534,
  • vit. C (mg) 9,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 9,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 60,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 3,
  • sodium (mg) 168,
  • Potassium (mg) 63535,
  • calcium (mg) 30,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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