Mustard Glazed Salmon is a delicious healthy fish dinner. Make my succotash recipe to serve along with it and you’ll have an impressive meal that’s easy to make.
By NO means am I a chef. I never went to culinary school, but I found my passion for cooking shortly after I began couponing, back in 2008.
Fish dinners have never really been my thing. I didn’t grow up eating fish, and I admit that I have always been afraid to try it, yet alone cook it!
For my 30-something birthday last year, we headed to a local winery with friends. While the wine was amazing, the food was left in our hands. We had to grill our own meat and our choice was fish or steak. While I safely chose the steak, my husband chose to grill his own salmon. See, he grew up eating fish and it’s nothing short of new for him.
He seasoned his piece of salmon with a little bit of cayenne pepper, salt, butter and lemon. I had quite a bit of wine in me by the time dinner was ready and was ready to try his salmon. After a little hesitation it was like a piece of Heaven melting in my mouth. It was damn good!
From that moment, I vowed that I would make salmon for dinner at least once every other week. Atlantic wild caught salmon can be a bit pricey, but, one fillet split between the two of us is more than enough.
My favorite salmon recipes are this mustard glazed salmon with succotash recipe, and my Strawberry Fields Salmon Salad.
What is succotash?
Now you may be wondering what succotash is.
Succotash is a food dish consisting primarily of sweet corn with lima beans or other shell beans. When I created this recipe, I didn’t have any beans on hand, but I did have onions and red pepper that I felt would compliment the spicy brown mustard glazed salmon….and that it did!
How do you make mustard glazed salmon?
So while I had originally seen this recipe on a episode of Giada at Home, I made it work for my family with a little experimenting and it turned out great.
So the next time you are watching the Food Network and see something that looks delicious and contains ingredients that your family won’t necessarily eat, create it with what they will eat. I encourage you to try new things, because chances are that you will enjoy the end result.
WW FreeStyle Plan: 5 SmartPoints per serving if using oil in succotash
Mustard Glazed Salmon with Succotash
- 2 Salmon Fillets
- 2 TBSP Gulden's Spicy Brown Mustard
- For the Succotash
- 2 TBSP Olive Oil
- ½ Large Onion Diced
- 1 Red Bell Pepper Diced
- 2 C Corn
- Over medium high heat, heat up a large skillet with 2 tbsp olive oil.
- With skin side down, spread mustard evenly.
- Place skin side up (towards you) in the pan and get a good sear on the salmon. Cook for 3-5 minutes until you get a good sear. The salmon will lift up freely from the pan when ready to flip. If it's not lifting easily, let it stay in the pan another 30 seconds to a minute.
- Flip to skin side and allow to finish cooking.
- Remove salmon and allow to rest while you saute the pepper, onion, corn in the same skillet. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Plate veggies and top with salmon. Enjoy!
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