Salmon with Pistachio Butter

Salmon with Pistachio Butter

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Pistachio Butter:

12 tablespoons butter, softened

3 tablespoons minced, shelled pistachios

zest from 1 lime

6 salmon fillets about 6 oz. each

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup lime juice

1 tsp. dried basil

In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade process the butter until creamed. Stir in the zest and the nuts. Set aside.

Preheat broiler. Line baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray. Arrange the salmon. Mix together the olive oil, juice and basil; brush the tops of the salmon.

Broil the salmon for about 3-5 minutes, turn with spatula and brush the turned side and broil another 3-5 minutes or until fish flakes easily. Place on serving plates and place a dollop of pistachio butter on top of each piece of salmon.