30-Minute Dinner: Citrus Salmon with Garlic and Cayenne

When you’re short on time but still craving a whole lot of flavor, this 30-minute dinner – citrus salmon with garlic and cayenne recipe is the perfect kidney-friendly meal! Not only is this citrus salmon recipe full of flavor, but it’s also easy to make and as an added bonus – there is very little clean-up, which truly makes it the ideal in-a-hurry meal! Now, let’s get cooking!

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Citrus Salmon with Garlic and Cayenne

Citrus Salmon with Garlic and Cayenne Ingredients

Appropriate for: CKD non-dialysis, Diabetes, Dialysis, Gluten-free, Heart Healthy

Serves Six

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 dashes of cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 24 ounces salmon filet

How to Prepare Citrus Salmon with Garlic and Cayenne

  • First, crush the garlic
  • In a small saucepan, combine all of the ingredients (except the salmon)
  • Heat to a boil; reduce the temperature to low and cook for 5 more minutes
  • Meanwhile, preheat grill
  • Place the salmon – skin side down – on a sheet of aluminum foil
  • Fold up the edges so the sauce stays with the salmon on the grill
  • Place the foil and fish on the grill
  • Top the salmon with the sauce prepared above
  • Cover the grill and cook for 12 minutes or until salmon is cooked (Do not flip salmon)
  • Cut the salmon into 6 servings

Citrus Salmon with Garlic and Cayenne Nutrition Facts

(per serving)

Calories 294
Carbohydrates 1 g
Protein 23 g
Dietary Fiber .2 g
Total Fat 22 g
Sodium 190 mg
Potassium 439 mg
Phosphorus 280 mg

We love sharing our kidney-healthy recipes with you like this kidney-friendly citrus salmon with garlic and cayenne recipe! We try to share a new recipe every week. So, if you’re craving a favorite food, but it’s not on your kidney diet, please let us know. We’ll look into it and try to add a kidney-friendly version to our list of upcoming recipe blogs. For more kidney-healthy recipes, visit our blog.

Source: https://www.davita.com/diet-nutrition/recipes/seafood/citrus-salmon

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About Shree Mulay, MD
Shree Mulay, MD, is a nephrologist and co-owner of The Kidney Experts. He went to medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College and completed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Shree manages patients at several West Tennessee Healthcare Hospital locations and serves at numerous dialysis locations across the region. He also sees patients at four kidney care clinic locations. Funny, caring and always wanting to help, Shree is passionate about his practice and devotes much of his time to his patients.

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