Salmon filet on a cutting board with lemon and herbs in the background

Food for thought: broiled salmon with herb mustard glaze

Meal: Lunch, Serves: 6, Prep: 12 minutes, Cook Time: 7 minutes.


2 garlic cloves
3/4 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves
3/4 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 tablespoon dry white wine
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
(6 to 8-ounce) salmon fillets
lemon wedges
  Nonstick olive oil cooking spray
  Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Combine garlic, Dijon mustard, thyme, wine, oil, rosemary and 1 tablespoon of whole-grain mustard in a food processor.
  2. Grind ingredients for roughly 30 seconds.
  3. Transfer ingredients to a bowl and add 1 tablespoon of whole-grain mustard and stir until evenly infused.
  4. Line a heavy rimmed baking sheet with foil and preheat the broiler on low.
  5. Apply non-stick spray to foil.
  6. Place salmon fillets on baking sheet and apply salt and pepper to each fillet.
  7. Broil for 2 minutes.
  8. Apply mustard sauce to individual fillets.
  9. Broil fillets for roughly 5 more minutes or until fillets are cooked through.

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