Salmon In Foil Packets


Salmon in Foil Packets


1 cn Chipotle Pepper (7 oz, in adobo sauce)
4 Plum Tomato (small, blanched, peeled, seeded, chopped)
1 T Cilantro (fresh, minced)
2 clv Garlic (pressed)
2 t Lime Juice (fresh)
2 c Lettuce (Iceberg, finely shredded)
4 4-ounce Salmon Fillets


Preheat oven to 400 F. Line baking sheet with foil. In food processor or blender, puree chipotle peppers with sauce until smooth. Transfer 2 teas. pureed mixture to medium bowl; refrigerate remaining mixture, covered, for use at another time. Stir tomatoes, cilantro, garlic and lime juice into pureed peppers; set aside. Onto each of four 12 x 12” pieces of foil, place 1/2 cup of the lettuce; top each with 1 salmon fillet, then one-fourth of the tomato mixture. Bring 2 opposite sides of foil together; fold over to seal. Fold remaining 2 sides to seal. Place packets seam side up on prepared baking sheet; bake 20 minutes (salmon should flake easily when tested with fork). Open packets carefully, allowing steam to escape; garnish with lime slices if desired.

Yield: 4 servings


PER SERVING: 179 Calories, 8 g Total Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 63 mg Cholesterol, 92 mg Sodium, 4 g Total Carbohydrate, 1 g Dietary Fiber,23 g Protein, 38 mg Calcium