Grilled Salmon with Cilantro-Pecan Pesto
30 mins (prep 15)
11 ingredients
4 servings
At La Biznaga, Fernando Lopez Velarde creates untraditional dishes that nod to local flavors. Here, for instance, he grills salmon until the fish is crackling-crisp, then tops it with a wonderfully bright pesto he makes with cilantro--a staple of Mexican cuisine--in place of the usual basil.

Categories:  fish-and-seafood , mexican-cuisine , seasonal , 4th-of-july-dinners , mother's-day , father's-day , dinner , quick-and-easy-dinners , more-holidays , quick-and-easy , summer , salmon , healthy-cooking , grilled-salmon , 4th-of-july , grilling , summer-dinners ,
Share on Newzsocial



Serving Size (187.22 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 680.24 Calories from Fat 324.45
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36.05g 221.82%
Saturated Fat 3.43g 68.61%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 312.61mg 52.1%
Total Carbohydrate 79.79g 106.38%
Dietary Fiber 17.27 g 276.35%
Sugars 11.53 g %
Protein 34.24g 273.91%
Vitamin A 8661.73IU% Vitamin C 838.24mg%
Calcium 1856.69mg% Iron 63.39mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
freshly grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese, chicken stock or low-sodium broth, salt and freshly ground pepper, salmon fillets