Smoked Paprika Salmon with Wilted Watercress
By DR. NICHOLAS PERRICONE •
This elegant and simple recipe from Forever Young contains two superfoods- salmon and watercress- as well as the anti inflammatory all star spice, cinnamon. Serves 8 Ingredients •1/4 cup fresh orange juice •2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil •2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves •2 pounds wild salmon fillets •1 tablespoon mild smoked paprika •1 teaspoon Saigon cinnamon (available at most supermarkets) •1 teaspoon grated orange zest •1/2 teaspoon sea salt •3 bunches B&W watercress Preparation 1.Mix the orange juice, the 2 tablespoons oil, and 1 teaspoon of the thyme in a small bowl. Place the salmon in a large glass baking dish, add the marinade, and turn to coat well. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. 2.Preheat the oven to 400F. Line a baking dish with foil and grease the foil. 3.Mix the paprika, cinnamon, orange zest, sea salt, and remaining 1 teaspoon thyme in a small bowl. 4.Remove the salmon from the marinade and place it in the prepared baking dish; discard any remaining marinade. Rub the smoked paprika mixture evenly over the salmon. Roast in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork. 5.Wash and trim the watercress. Heat the remaining teaspoon oil, add the watercress, and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until wilted. Serve the salmon over the watercress. For more anti aging recipes, please go to the Start Fresh Menu.
Paprika Salmon recipe.