A side of salmon is as celebratory as a traditional meaty roast--in way less time. Elegant and easy, this recipe cleverly uses the same flavored mayonnaise for brushing and serving as a condiment.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450°. In a bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon zest and juice, garlic, chives, tarragon, parsley and sugar. Season mixture to taste with salt and pepper.

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  • Place salmon on a foil-lined baking sheet. Measure thickness of fish. Season with salt and pepper. Spread 1/4 cup sauce over top of salmon. Roast 4 to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch thickness of fish until fish just flakes when tested with a fork. Let rest 5 minutes.

  • Thin remaining sauce to desired consistency with a teaspoon or so of water. Serve salmon with sauce on the side. If desired, garnish with several thin lemon slices or a scattering of parsley leaves.

Nutrition Facts

385 calories; fat 28g; cholesterol 93mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 1g; mono fat 7g; poly fat 15g; protein 30g; vitamin a 192IU; vitamin c 3.5mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.6mg; niacin equivalents 11.9mg; vitamin b6 1.2mg; folate 42mcg; vitamin b12 4.8mcg; sodium 270mg; potassium 760mg; calcium 24mg; iron 1.4mg.
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