Honey Spice Rubbed Salmon


Serving Size:
3-1/2 ounces salmon, 3/4 cup arugula

    Diet Types:
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free
  • Heart Healthy


  • 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 serve.

Helpful hints

  • Purchase 4 salmon fillets, 4 ounces each.
  • Serve with Cucumber Dill Salsa. (See recipe on DaVita.com.)
  • Cook the salmon fillets on an outdoor grill if desired.
  • For a low-protein diet, adjust portion according to your meal plan or consult with your dietitian.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 260

Protein 24 g

Carbohydrates 14 g

Fat 12 g

Cholesterol 52 mg

Sodium 89 mg

Potassium 472 mg

Phosphorus 305 mg

Calcium 27 mg

Fiber 0.4 g

Added Sugar 13 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

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

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