Salmon with Pepita-Lime Butter



2 tablespoons unsalted pepitas
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1 pound salmon fillet, skinned and cut into 4 portions
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


Toast pepitas. Place in a small bowl with butter, lime zest, lime juice and chili powder.
Generously coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper, add to the pan and cook until browned and just cooked through in the center, 2 to 4 minutes per side. Remove the pan from the heat. Transfer the salmon to a plate. Add the butter-lime mixture to the hot pan; stir until the butter is melted. Serve the salmon topped with the sauce.


Per serving:
259 calories
17 g fat
5 g sat
2 g carbohydrates
24 g protein
0 g fiber

Skinny Oven Fries



  • 4 medium or 2 large baking potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Coat a nonstick baking sheet with canola or olive oil cooking spray.

Whisk the egg white in a small bowl until frothy and foamy.

Cut the potatoes lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick fries and dip into the egg white. Arrange in a single layer, so that the potatoes are not touching. Sprinkle with half of the salt, pepper, and Parmesan. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Flip, and sprinkle with the remaining salt, pepper, and Parmesan, and bake for 10 to 12 minutes more, until golden and crisp.

Serves: 4 | Serving size: 3/4 cup| Calories: 166 | Total Fat: 2 g | Saturated Fats: 1 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 22 mg | Sodium: 294 mg | Carbohydrates: 30 g | Dietary fiber: 4 g | Sugars: 1 g | Protein: 7 g

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