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Five-Spice Salmon with Leeks in Parchment
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Salmon delicately spiced and baked in parchment.

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 283.1
Total Carbs 4.8 g
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
Sugars 0.9 g
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 3.1 g
Potassium 1077.8 mg
Protein 45.7 g
Sodium 447.9 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1 Vegetables , 5 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 1/4 tsp  fennel seed
1 tbsp  black peppercorns
2 each  whole cloves
1 pinch  whole star anise
1 each  cinnamon sticks
4 each  salmon fillet
0 1/2 tsp  salt
1 cup  chopped leeks
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Add fennel seeds, peppercorns, cloves, anise, and cinnamon stick to a small skillet. Cook for 1 minute over medium heat; mixture will begin to let off a sweet aroma.
  3. Move warmed spices to a coffee grinder or spice grinder and pulse until a powder forms.
  4. Cut 4 (12-inch) pieces of parchment paper. Arrange 1 piece of salmon, skin side down, in the middle of each piece of parchment. Season with salt and ground spices. Lay leeks on top of salmon. Seal parchment up like a package and arrange on a baking pan.
  5. Move to oven and cook until package is puffed and golden, about 20 minutes. Move to a serving platter and slice open to serve.

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