Alaska Salmon Melts

Alaska Salmon Melts

Variation: Substitute shredded pepper-jack or Swiss cheese for Cheddar.

Ingredients

  • 1 (14.75 ounce) can or 2 (7.5 ounce) cans traditional pack Alaska salmon or 2 (6 to 7.1 ounce) cans or pouches skinless, boneless salmon, drained and chunked
  • 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3 to 4 English muffins, split

Instructions

  1. Spread: Mix salmon with mayonnaise, parsley, lemon juice, seasoned salt, and celery seed.
  2. Stir in 1/2 cup cheese.
  3. Sandwich: Set oven to broil.
  4. Lightly toast cut side of muffins on baking sheet about 5 inches from heat.
  5. Spoon 1/4 cup salmon mixture (for 8 servings) or 1/3 cup (for 6 servings) onto each toasted muffin half.
  6. Top with remaining cheese.
  7. Broil for 3 to 4 minutes until cheese melts and is lightly browned.

Serves: 7

Nutrients per serving: 262 calories, 16g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 54% of calories from fat, 48mg cholesterol, 17g protein, 13g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 643mg sodium, 227mg calcium and 1g omega-3 fatty acids

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute