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Broiled Salmon Fillet With Asparagus
Cooktime: 15 minutes
- olive oil
- sea salt
- 1 bunch of asparagus
- 4 (6 ounce) salmon filets (about ½ inch in thickness)
- I lemon, juiced
- ½ cup dry white wine
- 2 ½ tablespoons butter
- 1 ½ tablespoons honey
- 2 cloves garlic , minced
- 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced
- 1/3 cup parmesan, shredded
- Preheat oven to broil. Make sure your oven rack is on the top shelf (around 6 inches from heating element). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with no-stick spray. Set aside.
- To prepare asparagus, trim ends off of asparagus spears about 2-3 inches from the bottom. Set on one side of the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle olive oil all over asparagus. Season with sea salt and pepper.
- Set salmon filets skin down onto other half of baking sheet. In a saucepan, combine butter, wine, honey, ginger and garlic until butter is melted. Let it simmer for 2 minutes.
- Pour half the sauce onto filets. Salt and pepper to taste. Broil until fish is flakey, or approximately 8 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle parmesan over vegetables. Serve with the remaining butter wine sauce.
This article is part of Mix It Up, an editorial series created in collaboration with AOL's Kitchen Daily and Huffington Post. It is dedicated to making the lives of mothers easier through articles, videos and slideshows focused on simple and creative solutions to everyday challenges. From healthy recipes to exciting ideas for a more balanced lifestyle, this section aims to become a resource for moms everywhere.