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This recipe originally had cilantro but Dan is part of the segment of the population that thinks it tastes like soap.  Did you know that there is a website, I hate cilantro, dedicated to people like Dan?  I guess there is a website for everyone.

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I’m glad that instead of throwing away this recipe that he just removed it from the vinaigrette. The vinaigrette really tied together this dish, but is it really a surprise that I like a citrus dressing recipe?

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Salmon with lemon vinaigrette

Real Simple



10 oz box couscous

3 T olive oil

11/4 lbs piece skinless salmon fillet

1/2 t paprika



4 scallions, sliced

2 T lemon juice

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Make the couscous according to the directions on the box.


Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add a tablespoon of oil.  Sprinkle paprika, 1/2 t salt and 1/4 t pepper over the salmon.  Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side.


Combine the scallions, lemon juice, 2 T of oil, a 1/4 t salt and a 1/4 t pepper in a small bowl.  Whisk ingredients together and drizzle onto the salmon and couscous.


Nutritionals (Serves 4): Cals: 556, Fat: 19, Protein: 42, Carb: 44, Fiber: 3.