Lemon Basil Marinated Salmon


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Lemon Basil Marinated Salmon

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Packed with lemon and basil flavor and your daily dose of vitamin D. You'll love this healthy stepped-up take on salmon.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
2 (12-oz.) pkg. frozen skinless sockeye salmon fillets, thawed
½ c. Hy-Vee apple juice
¼ c. Gustare Vita olive oil
1 ½ tbsp. Hy-Vee soy sauce
1 ½ tbsp. Hy-Vee honey
2 tsp. lemon zest, divided
1 clove(s) garlic, finely chopped
1 small red onion, sliced
¼ c. fresh basil leaves, plus 1 teaspoon chopped and additional for garnish
1 lemon, cut into thin slices, plus additional for garnish
¼ c. Hy-Vee salted butter, melted
1 (12-oz.) container Hy-Vee Short Cuts Brussels sprouts
1 c. grape tomatoes
2 c. cooked wild rice, for serving

Things To Grab

  • Large resealable plastic bag
  • Large bowl
  • Plastic wrap
  • Silicone pastry brush
  • Meat thermometer


  1. Place salmon in a large resealable plastic bag. Combine apple juice, oil, soy sauce, honey, 1 teaspoon lemon zest, and garlic. Stir in red onion and 1/4 cup basil leaves. Pour marinade over salmon in bag. Add lemon slices. Seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly grease a sheet pan. Remove salmon from marinade; discard marinade and solids. Combine butter, remaining 1 teaspoon lemon zest, and chopped basil. Microwave Brussels sprouts in 2 tablespoons water, covered, on HIGH 3 minutes. Add salmon, sprouts, and tomatoes to prepared pan; brush with half of butter mixture. Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until salmon flakes with a fork (145 degrees). Serve salmon with rice, sprouts, and tomatoes. Drizzle with remaining butter mixture and, if desired, garnish with additional lemons slices and basil leaves. 

Nutrition facts


460 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 27g
  • Cholesterol: 95mg
  • Sodium: 320mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 16g
  • Protein: 38g

Daily Values

Iron 10%
Calcium 6%
Vitamin D 100%
Potassium 25%

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Seasons January 2020