Broiled Salmon With Lemon And Olive Oil

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  • 4 (6 oz) salmon filets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon fresh or dried rosemary
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice
  • 4 cups arugula or uncooked baby spinach
  • Lemon slices and rosemary sprigs for garnish, optional


  1. Sprinkle salmon fillets evenly with salt and pepper.
  2. Place fillets, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil and rosemary in a large zip lock plastic bag. Seal and turn to coat. Chill 30 minutes.
  3. Remove fillets from marinade, discarding marinade. Place fillets, skin side down, on a rack coated with cooking spary in an aluminum foil-lined broiler pan.
  4. Broil fish 5 1/2 inches from heat 10 to 12 minutes or until fillets flake easily with a fork.
  5. Arrange rice and spinach on a serving platter; top with fillets.
  6. Whisk together remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1 tablespoon olive oil; drizzle over fillets. Garnish if desired.