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Sweet and Sour Salmon

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Servings: 4
The tangy sauce adds just enough zest to bring out the flavor of the salmon. Serve with rice or couscous and a green vegetable.


  • 2 cups canned tomatoes (one 15-ounce can)
  • 2 Tbs brown sugar
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 lb salmon steaks (four steaks)


  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Place tomatoes, brown sugar, lemon juice, Tabasco sauce, and garlic in a small bowl. Break up tomatoes with a spoon; mix to combine all ingredients.
  • Peel onions and slice into rings.
  • Place salmon steaks in an attractive oven-proof dish. Layer onion rings on top of salmon. Pour tomato sauce on and around fish and onions.
  • Bake fish for 15 minutes or until it is opaque in the middle.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 278
  Calories from Fat 112 (40%)
(19%)Total Fat 12g
(18%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(19%)Cholesterol 57mg
(3%)Sodium 64mg
(22%)Potassium 771mg
Total Carbohydrate 18g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 12g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(48%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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