Recipe: Skillet salmon and Parmesan potatoes

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The omega-3 fatty acids in the salmon have metabolism-boosting properties. This dish also features Resistant Starch, a fat-fighting carbohydrate, from the potatoes and fiber in the greens. Salmon, like tuna, is packed with metabolism-boosting omega-3 fatty acids. This dish also features CLA in the cheese, and RS from the potatoes and the fiber in the greens.

Preparation time: 8 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes

Makes: 2 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 Findus salmon fillet 
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 4 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

  1. Heat a nonstick skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat fish with cooking spray.
  2. Add fish to pan, and cook 6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  3. While fish cooks, pierce potatoes with a fork; arrange in a circle on paper towels in a microwave oven. Microwave on the highest heat setting for 8 to 10 minutes, rearranging potatoes after 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Cut cooked potatoes in half, and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and cheese.
  5. Combine greens, tomatoes, and vinaigrette in a bowl; toss gently.
  6. Cut lemon in half, and squeeze lemon juice over fish. Serve with potatoes and salad.

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