Broiled Salmon with Rosemary healthy meals ppma private physicians medical associates

Salmon with Rosemary

Broiled Salmon with Rosemary healthy meals ppma private physicians medical associates

Salmon is a heart-healthy protein choice that can be prepared in many different ways. One variation, Broiled Salmon with Rosemary, is juicy and so tasty. The rosemary, lemon, and garlic give the salmon a perfect burst of flavor; add a cucumber & avocado salad on the side and you’ve got a quick, healthy, and flavorful dinner.

  • Total time: 30 minutes
  • 24 oz or 4 pieces of salmon
  • Olive oil spray
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp fresh, chopped rosemary
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt & fresh pepper to taste
  1. Combine lemon juice, rosemary, salt, pepper, and garlic. Brush mixture onto fish.
  2. Spray the rack of a broiler pan with olive oil spray and arrange the fish on it.
  3. Broil 4″ from the heat until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, approx. 4-6 minutes per 1/2″ of thickness.
  4. If fish is more than 1″ thick, gently turn it halfway through broiling.

  1. It’s a key source of brain-supporting omega-3 fatty acids that help to decrease inflammation, protect your heart and your brain.
  2. It’s is a great lean protein option – 3 ounces of salmon contains 17 grams of protein.
  3. It has almost as much potassium as a banana.
  4. It’s a good source of selenium – 20 micrograms/serving, which helps to support thyroid function and bone health.
  5. It’s filled with inflammation-fighting B vitamins – salmon provides nearly the entire spectrum of B vitamins, which contribute to maintaining energy levels, preventing inflammation, protecting the heart, and bolstering brain function.
  6. It contains astaxanthin, an antioxidant that helps reduce a natural process in your body called oxidation. It can also reduce inflammation.

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