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Low-Carb Pecan Butter Glazed Salmon

Category : Healthy Eating

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Ingredients to make 2 servings

2 salmon filets (4-6 oz each, size of palm) 
Salt and pepper to taste 

1 1/2 Tablespoons pecans, finely chopped 
2 Tablespoons  butter, softened 
1/2 Tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 
3/4 teaspoon lemon juice 

2 cups broccoli, steamed 
Side salad (add your favorite veggies!) 

HOW TO MAKE PECAN BUTTER: Bake pecans on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 degrees until golden (about 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.) Mix pecans with butter, parsley and lemon juice. Set aside. 

HOW TO COOK SALMON: Preheat oven to broil to cook the salmon. Sprinkle both sides of fish with salt and pepper. Place in a lightly greased, oven-proof baking dish. Place dish on top oven rack 4 to 6 inches from broiler and broil about 4 minutes. Turn filets over and top each with about 1 tablespoon pecan butter. Continue broiling until fish flakes easily with a fork (about 4 to 8 minutes depending on thickness). 

Serve with broccoli and a side salad (Veggie are unlimited)