Lemon Pepper Salmon

Try this delicious salmon recipe made with Duo Cover.

Preparation Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
8 minutes
Serving Size
4 servings

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  • For the salmon:
  • 4
    5 oz salmon steaks
  • 1
    tbsp olive oil
  • 1
    large lemon (cut into slices)
  • 2
    cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 2
    sprigs fresh rosemary (chopped)
  • Kosher salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • For the couscous:
  • 1
    cup couscous
  • 1 ½
    cups water
  • ½
    tsp salt


  • Fresh herbs
  • Rosemary
  • Parsley
  • Lemon slices

Step 1

Make the couscous: add couscous in a microwave safe medium deep dish. Add water and salt. Stir and spread couscous in even layer.

Step 2

Cover the couscous with Duo Cover and cook for 2 minutes at Power Level 10. If you find your couscous firm, microwave for another minute. Fluff the couscous with fork.

Step 3

Make the salmon: cut the lemon into slices and arrange in a deep microwave-safe dish. Top with garlic and add salmon.

Step 4

Brush the salmon with olive oil and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Cover the salmon with Duo Cover and cook for 6 minutes at Power Level 10.

Step 6

Carefully remove Duo Cover and the salmon from the microwave. Check the salmon with a meat thermometer — salmon needs to be between 135ºF - 145ºF (for medium to well-done).

Step 7

Using a spatula, lift the salmon and transfer on to a plate. Top with extra lemon slices and fresh rosemary. Serve couscous on the side.

Guidelines & Tips

A meat thermometer is needed for this recipe — salmon needs to be between 135ºF - 145ºF (for medium to well-done).

Instead of fresh garlic, you can use garlic powder.

If you want to enhance the flavor of lemon and pepper, use lemon pepper seasoning.

To enhance the flavor of the couscous, you can substitute water with vegetable broth.

What you’ll need

Duo Cover® | $29.99

Duo Cover is a next generation microwave gadget that increases moisture in your food through its MoistureLock™ technology. It delivers leftovers that taste better than the first time and a sparkling clean microwave.
Easy stowaway with microwave-safe magnets.
Plus, it saves your fingers from those 'ouchie' moments when plates get hot!

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