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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  323
  • Protein  23 g
  • Carbohydrates  15 g
  • Fat  19 g
  • Cholesterol  62 mg
  • Sodium  66 mg
  • Potassium  454 mg
  • Phosphorus  261 mg
  • Calcium  42 mg
  • Fiber  0.4 g

Honey Spice-Rubbed Salmon

Try a tasty Honey Spice-Rubbed Salmon for dinner and you'll want to have it again for lunch the next day. This flavorful and kidney-friendly recipe is easy to prepare in the oven or on the grill.

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian LoraRose from New York.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3-1/2 ounces salmon*, 3/4 cup arugula


    • 3 tablespoons honey
    • 3/4 teaspoon lemon peel
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1 teaspoon hot water
    • 16 ounces salmon fillets
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 3 cups arugula


    1. Place honey, grated lemon peel, ground pepper, garlic powder and hot water in a small bowl and whisk until blended. With gloved hands, rub mixture over salmon fillets.
    2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add spice-rubbed salmon fillets and cook 4 minutes. Carefully turn fillets with a spatula.
    3. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook an additional 4 to 6 minutes, until fish turns opaque throughout and flakes easily when tested with a fork.
    4. Arrange 1/2-cup arugula on each plate. Place salmon fillet on top of arugula and garnish with a sprig of fresh dill.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1 fat
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

    • Purchase 4 salmon fillets, 4 ounces each.
    • Serve with Cucumber Dill Salsa. (See recipe on DaVita.com.)
    • Grill salmon fillets on an outdoor barbecue or on a George Foreman® Grill as an alternate cooking method.
    • *For a low-protein diet, adjust portion according to your meal plan or consult with your dietitian.

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Honey Spice-Rubbed Salmon

Vera43 says:


Excellent and tasty recipe. You can play with this one by adding some other spices etc. I happened to add ginger to this and it took me to Tahiti...love it!

Jan. 24, 2013, 6:53 PM - Inappropriate review?

Honey Spice-Rubbed Salmon

Cholita says:


My daughter makes a dish similar to this and is delicious. I will try this one soon.

Jun. 25, 2012, 9:25 PM - Inappropriate review?

Honey Spice-Rubbed Salmon



This recipe was delicious. I fixed the cucumber sauce to go with the salmon and I think next time I'll just fix the salmon. The sauce was great, but it overwhelmed the taste of the salmon.

May. 10, 2010, 10:15 AM - Inappropriate review?

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