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Salmon with Crab and Vegetables
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Salmon baked in banana leaves topped with an herbed crab and squash mixture.

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

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 314.6
Total Carbs 3.7 g
Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
Sugars 1.7 g
Total Fat 14.9 g
Saturated Fat 2.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Potassium 976.8 mg
Protein 38.0 g
Sodium 333.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 3 1/2 Meat , 1 Lean 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 each  banana leaves
2 1/2 lb  salmon fillet
3 tbsp  fresh cilantro
2 tsp  fresh thyme
2 tsp  oregano leaves
6 oz  cooked crab
0.3333 cup  mayonnaise
2 tbsp  dijon mustard
2 each  Squash, summer, all types, fresh, medium
1 each  medium red bell peppers
3 tbsp  white wine
1 tbsp  olive oil
0 1/4 tsp  salt
1 pinch  black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Place 18" by 28" piece of foil (or overlap two 12 inch wide pieces) in a 14" x 17" baking pan.
  3. Wash and dry banana leaf, arrange lengthwise in center of foil.
  4. Wash and dry fish, remove any bones and discard. Place fillet lengthwise, flesh side up, on leaf.
  5. In small bowl, combine cilantro, thyme, and oregano. Set aside half of herbs.
  6. In another small bowl, combine half the herb mixture with crab, mayonnaise, and mustard. Spoon mixture on top of salmon.
  7. Wash squash and bell pepper. Cut off and throw away stems from squash; stem and seed pepper.
  8. Chop vegetables into matchstick-size strips (about 3" long).
  9. In bowl, combine vegetables, wine, olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and the remaining herbs.
  10. Spoon vegetable mixture over crab mixture.
  11. Fold long sides of foil over fish, wrapping banana leaf partially around fish, then fold ends to seal.
  12. Bake fish 20 to 25 minutes or until fish is flaky.
  13. Carefully transfer banana leaf with fish from foil to serving platter. Season with salt and pepper.

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