Recipe Details

Salmon with Grapefruit Sauce

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 3-1/2 oz. salmon plus 2 tablespoons sauce

Salmon definitely tastes better the more simply it's prepared. Slightly sweet yet tart grapefruit juice intensifies the flavor of the sauce and also helps keep the fish from drying out. Garnish the fish with ruby red grapefruit segments mixed with chopped fresh basil to complement the beautiful orange-pink color of the fish.

Name: Amount:
shallots, minced or finely chopped sweet onion 0.50 cup
olive oil 2 tsp
salmon fillet (1 pound total), cut into 4 pieces 1 ea
grapefruit juice and segments for garnish, preferably ruby red 0.75 cup

Sauté the shallots in the oil in a nonstick skillet until tender, about 4 minutes. Add the salmon and grapefruit juice. Cover and simmer over low heat until the salmon is opaque, about 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer the salmon to warm serving plates.


Increase the heat and simmer the juices about 2 minutes until reduced to 1/2 cup; pour over the salmon.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 242
Calories from Fat 108
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 56mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 8g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 4g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 1/2 Fruit4 Meat Lean