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You've grilled ribs and you've grilled chicken. Now it's time to try some seafood! Salmon is loaded with healthful omega-3 fatty acids. These are also found in tuna, herring, mackerel and sardines. For more info on eating fish and seafood while pregnant, click here.
16 oz (1 lb.) salmon
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dried dill
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste
1. Prepare grill.
2. In a small bowl, combine oil, dill, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
3. Using a pastry brush, brush salmon with herbed mixture.
4. Cook on barbecue until done (salmon is done when it flakes when tested with a fork.)
Makes 4 servings (3-4 ounces salmon)
Reprinted with permission by Public Health – Seattle & King County
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Member Comments About this Recipe
"Noted that the number of servings is incorrect. Thanks!" -- TONKA_14
"I'm confused how it makes 6-4oz servings if you only start with 16oz of salmon?" -- FITRDMAMA
"i would like to see pics of the plates to see if my came out looking like it supposed to." -- DPECINA
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