Salmon on Spinach with Lemon Champagne Sauce


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 72.9
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 28.4 mg
  • Sodium: 22.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 10.2 g

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Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 extra-large eggs separated
    4 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
    1/3 cup dry white champagne or prosecco (italian sparkling wine)
    2 Tbs chopped fresh dill
    Salt & pepper to taste
    4, 5oz. salmon fillets
    1, 10 ounce bages fresh baby spinach
    2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil

Directions

In medium bowl, beat egg whites until frothy. Whisk in yolks and lemon juice. Transfer to a small pan and slowly add champagne, stirring constantly. Turn on low heat; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. DO NOT BOIL! Remove from heat, stir in dill, salt and pepper. (This makes 1 cup) Meanwhile, coat fleshy side of fillet with black pepper, and grill or pan-fry wuntil done, turning ONCE. Remove skin. Steam spinach in a large pot until tender. Stir in oil. On each of four plates place a bed of spinach. Top with salmon, Drizzle fillet with 1/4 cup sause & Enjoy!

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CUZIMTHEMOM106.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounded so awesome I recalculated the whole thing to save to my recipe box for two servings instead of four. All I added was a tsp of lemon zest to wilt the spinach instead of steaming it. The total calories comes to 351.8 per serving for a 4 oz fillet. I CAN'T wait to try this!!! - 5/24/09

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  • sounds good - 7/17/11

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  • This was amazing and it looks super fancy on the plate. I felt like a gourmet chef! It only took about 30 minutes. I didn't have champaigne, so I used cooking Sherry. Taste is fantastic. The man even sat back and said "YUM" afterwards. - 2/6/11

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  • sounds good - 5/24/09

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  • I figured out what happened (because when I started out I did the same thing once). The recipe as calculated is likely for 1 filet instead of 4. It's so easy to do that. It's stil only 339 cal/svg for an incredible dish. I've got steelhead filets that I've been wanting to treat specially. Easy fix! - 2/1/09

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