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Nutrition Facts

Calories 340
  Calories from Fat 170 (50%)
(29%)Total Fat 19g
(25%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(23%)Cholesterol 70mg
(35%)Sodium 830mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 12g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(62%)Protein 31g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Baja Salmon with Mushrooms


  • 1 Tbs olive oil, divided

  • 6 oz white button mushrooms, quartered or halved

  • 1 packet dry citrus marinade

  • 1/4 cup frozen white sweet corn kernels, thawed

  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced, run under cold water

  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced

  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, minced

  • 2 Tbs lime juice, freshly squeezed

  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

  • 4 salmon filets (about 5 ounces each)

  • 1/4 cup water

Fresh salmon combined with bright citrus flavors and a festive burst of color will put you in a California state of mind.


  • Heat a large sauté pan over medium high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil and swirl to coat bottom of pan. Add mushrooms and sauté 2 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon of dry citrus marinade mix to the mushrooms and continue cooking another 3 minutes.
  • Remove mushrooms from the pan and place in a large mixing bowl. Add the corn, onion, red pepper, cilantro, lime juice and salt to the cooked mushrooms and toss to combine. In same sauté pan, add remaining teaspoon of oil and swirl to coat pan.
  • Sprinkle the top of each salmon filet with 1 teaspoon dry citrus marinade mix. Add salmon, seasoned side down, to hot pan and sear 1 minute. Flip over and add water to the pan. Cover and cook another 2 minutes, or until done to taste preferences. Remove from the heat and uncover.
  • Place a spoonful of the mushroom salsa on each serving plate, top with a salmon filet. Garnish with a sprig of cilantro and a lime wedge.

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