Broiled Salmon with Basil Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 White wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Fresh basil1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Dijon-style mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salmon steaks/Haddock / halibut / swordfish1 1⁄2 Pound (4 Steaks, 1 1/4 To 1 1/2)
 Cayenne pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 317 Calories from Fat 140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.2%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 95.3 mg

Sodium 247.4 mg10.3%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.22 g0.88%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 37 g74.5%

Vitamin A 13.1% Vitamin C 8.5%

Calcium 12.4% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine oil, garlic, white wine and lemon juice in blender.
Add basil, Parmesan cheese and mustard and blend until smooth.
Preheat oven for broiling.
Put one-fourth of basil sauce in bottom of 9-inch oven-safe dish.
Arrange steaks on sauce and pour remaining sauce over tops of steaks.
Sprinkle with cayenne.
Place dish on broiling trivet and broil in preheated oven 20 to 24 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.