Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  398
  • Protein  28 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  30 g
  • Cholesterol  77 mg
  • Sodium  391 mg
  • Potassium  515 mg
  • Phosphorus  309 mg
  • Calcium  66 mg
  • Fiber  0.4 g

Salmon Steaks with Herb Dressing

Try this delicious kidney-friendly recipe for Salmon Steaks with Herb Dressing by DaVita dietitian Brenda from Washington.

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Brenda from Washington.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 3-1/2 ounce salmon steak with 2-1/2 tablespoons dressing

Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
    • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
    • 3 tablespoons fresh dill weed
    • 1 tablespoon fresh chives
    • 2 lemons
    • 1 medium onion
    • 10 whole black peppercorns
    • 3 sprigs parsley
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 pounds salmon steaks

Preparation

    1. Cut one lemon into 6 wedges and set aside. Zest 1/2 teaspoon from peel of the other lemon. Juice lemon for 5 tablespoons. Slice onion and chop parsley and dill weed.
    2. For dressing, in a small mixing bowl combine mayonnaise or salad dressing, buttermilk, 2 tablespoons dill weed, chives, lemon zest, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Cover and chill at least one hour.
    3. In a 12" skillet combine 1-1/2 cups water, remaining 4 tablespoons lemon juice, onion, peppercorns, parsley, bay leaves, and salt. Bring to a boil; add salmon steaks. Cover; simmer 8 to 12 minutes (12 to 18 minutes for frozen) or until fish just flakes easily when tested with a fork.
    4. Serve salmon steaks topped with dressing. Garnish with remaining dill weed and lemon wedges.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 4 meat
  • 3 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1/2

Helpful hints

    • You will need 6 salmon steaks , cut 1 to 1-1/4" thick (about 2 pounds).
    • For a lower protein diet, reduce the serving size to 1/2 salmon fillet, about 1-3/4 to 2 ounces cooked.
    • Use fat-free mayonnaise to reduce fat to 8 grams per serving.
 

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Salmon Steaks with Herb Dressing

tlhouser says:

5

I thought salmon was too high in potassium? Dietitian comment: Salmon is higher in potassium compared to some other fish but you can still plan it into a kidney-friendly meal by including lower potassium side dishes.

Jun. 21, 2014, 2:19 PM - Inappropriate review?

Salmon Steaks with Herb Dressing

vhorvath says:

5

This was very easy and delicious

Aug. 15, 2012, 6:41 PM - Inappropriate review?

Salmon Steaks with Herb Dressing

Teechie says:

4

Seems pretty easy! Can' wait to taste it

Mar. 24, 2010, 2:15 PM - Inappropriate review?

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