Mother Love’s Slammin’ Blackened Salmon
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup no-trans-fats margarine, melted
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 lbs skinless salmon fillet
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 to 6 teaspoons Cajun blackened spice mix
8 cups mixed baby greens
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup fat-free French Dressing
Mix together pecans, sugar, margarine and vanilla in small bowl. Thin with hot water, if needed. Set aside.
Preheat indoor electric grill or heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Pat salmon dry with paper towels. Brush both sides of salmon with olive oil and sprinkle with spice mix.
Place fish in grill or skillet and cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, or until salmon in blackened, cooked through and firm to the touch.
Place greens on serving platter. Sprinkle with black pepper and drizzle with French dressing. Cut salmon into 8 pieces and place over greens. Top salmon with glace mixture.
Nutritional Information (per serving): 249 Calories; 14 g Total Fat; 12 g Carb; 42 mg Cholesterol; 177 mg Sodium; 18 g Protein; 1 g Fiber.
Dietary Exhanges: 2 lean meat; 2 fat; 2 vegetable.