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Robert’s Salmon Skewers of Love

 

Salmon is truly a fish for all seasons. It can be prepared in so many tasty ways, and this is one of my favorites. Baked or grilled, the light marinade makes this dish unforgettable. It’s easy and quick to prepare, but your friends will think you cooked all day.

 

Ingredients & Methods

Makes 4 servings

Robert’s Salmon Skewers of Love

2 medium-size fresh salmon filets

2 Tbsp fresh garlic

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp fresh basil

2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

1 red pepper

2 green peppers

1 red onion

1 large Portobello mushroom

4 bamboo skewers

 

Nutrition at a Glance (per serving)

Calories

226

Total fat

26.5g

Carbohydrate

9.31g

Protein

40g


Method:

  • Skin salmon and cut it into 1-inch pieces. Mix garlic, oil, basil and lemon juice in a bowl. Combine with salmon and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Place skewers in cold water for 10 minutes before building the skewers. (This will keep them from burning.)
  • Alternate peppers, onions, mushrooms, and salmon on skewers.
  • Place on a hot grill for 8 to 10 minutes, turning often, or place on a baking sheet in a 375-degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes.

Robert Lewis, a professional chef since 1976, was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1998. Since that time, he has devoted himself to creating five-star recipes that are both delicious and healthy for people with diabetes. Known as “Chef Robert Lewis, The Happy Diabetic,” he brings encouragement and good eating to audiences around the country.

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