Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Maple-Soy Glazed Salmon

Great quick and easy dinner

(makes four servings)
1-3/4 pounds boneless salmon fillet
3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon melted butter
1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon lime zest
1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives
4 lemon wedges

2.Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oiled pan.

(I cooked in oven on broil)

3.Season the salmon fillet with salt and pepper, and place onto non-stick sprayed broiling pan.

4. whisk together the maple syrup, soy sauce, butter, lime juice, and lime zest. Baste the salmon with the glaze, and continue cooking until the salmon flakes easily with a fork, about 10 minutes total. Serve the salmon garnished with chopped fresh chives and lemon wedges.

We served this with oriental style vermicelli/rice mix (which I started to cook 15 minutes before preping the fish)

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Puffle Cupcakes

By request I made puffle Cupcakes for my 9 year olds birthday party! Puffles are from club penguin.
 I tried my best! we also made a happy pizza!

Broiled Tilapia Parmesan


1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 tablespoon and 1-1/2 teaspoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
1/8 teaspoon celery salt
1 pound tilapia fillets

1.Preheat your oven's broiler. Grease a broiling pan or line pan with aluminum foil. I used a cast iron pan!

2.In a small bowl, mix together the Parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Season with dried basil, pepper,
onion powder and celery salt. Mix well and set aside.

3.Arrange fillets in a single layer on the prepared pan.
 Broil a few inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
Flip the fillets over and broil for a couple more minutes.
Remove the fillets from the oven and cover them with the
Parmesan cheese mixture on the top side.
Broil for 2 more minutes or until the topping is browned
and fish flakes easily with a fork. Be careful not to over cook the fish.

We served it with brown rice (cooked in chicken broth not butter) and Broccoli