Mustard Crusted Salmon

You would never guess that something as fancy sounding as mustard crusted salmon could be so simple to prepare. You can even double the batch and use the leftovers in a spinach salad, an omelette or even on a homemade pizza the following day. Salmon is an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids which can help reduce inflammation.

Ingredients:

Salmon fillet4 each (3 oz / fillet )340 g
Dijon mustard1 Tbsp15 mL
Garlic, minced1 clove1 clove
Olive oil1 Tbsp15 mL
Lemon juice2 Tbsp30 mL
Water2 Tbsp30 mL
Honey1 Tbsp15 mL
Fresh dill, minced1 Tbsp15 mL

Directions:

  1. Season each salmon fillet with a sprinkle of salt and pepper.
  2. Whisk the Dijon mustard, olive oil, dill, water, honey and lemon juice in a small bowl. Rub over salmon filets.
  3. Heat a large skillet to medium heat.
  4. Pan sear each salmon fillet for 4-5 minutes per side or until centre is no longer pink, depending on thickness.

Makes 4 servings ( 99 g /serving).  1 serving = 1 salmon fillet