Wild Salmon in a Herb Mustard Glaze served over Garlic Mashed Potato


This dish has a very mild taste that is nicely complimented with the garlic mashed potatoes and topped with some peppery arugula.

Wild salmon is high in omega 3, it is low in saturated fat and calories but high in protein. Eating salmon helps prevent high cholesterol, high blood pressure, aids in the prevention of cancer, and it also is an excellent source of niacin, vitamin B 12, vitamin B 6, selenium, phosphorus and magnesium.

Ingredients: Serves 2


  • 2  3-4 ounce wild salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon creamy dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry rosemary, crumbled between palms of your hands
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Garlic Mashed Potatoes:

  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/8 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter


1/2 cup baby arugula


In a small cup mix together the mustard, thyme, rosemary, salt, pepper, garlic, white wine and olive oil. Spread the mixture evenly on one side of the salmon pieces.

In the meantime, place the peeled and cubed potatoes in a pot of cold salted water. Add the clove of garlic. Bring to a boil and cook until fork tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and add the butter and milk. Cover and allow the butter to melt. Mash.

Spray a skillet with some non stick spray. When hot add the salmon, herb side down and cook over medium low heat 3 minutes. Carefully turn the salmon over and cook an additional 3 minutes. This will be medium/rare.

Serve the salmon over the mashed potatoes and top off with some arugula. Enjoy!


5 Comments Add yours

  1. Reblogged this on My Fitness Mentor – Olympian Stuart McIntosh and commented:
    Yvette has some awesome inspiring recipes that will keep you lean and handle a decent training work load. This is one of my favorites but check out her blog for more.

  2. GYM MUTT says:

    mmm mmm mmm! What a great recipe. I’m trying this out tonight! Thanks!

    1. yvettemahon says:

      Thank you so much for your comment! Enjoy!

  3. My very favorite comfort food !

    1. yvettemahon says:

      Thank you for the comment!

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