Taste Your Food

Surprise Your Sweetheart with Salmon

Are you planning a cozy dinner with her and have a very vague idea about what to serve? Well, salmon could be an option. It is seafood, easy to cook, great to taste and high on the nutrient factor. Given below is a very simply salmon dish that any novice would be able to handle.

Ingredients

  • Salmon fillet (skinless and cut into 4 portions) —- 1 pound

  • Lemon —- 1

  • Dill weed, fresh (snipped) —- 1 tbsp

  • Lemon thyme or fresh tarragon —- 1 tbsp

  • Fresh Italian parsley (sliced) or sliced chives —- 1 tbsp

  • Salt —- ½ tsp

  • Black pepper (freshly ground) —- ½ tsp

  • Butter (softened) —- 2 tbsp

  • Lemon peel and fresh herbs for garnishing (optional)

Method of preparation

  • Heat the oven to 350°F

  • Wash the fish and pat them dry

  • Take a teaspoon of shredded peel from the lemon ad keep aside

  • Squeeze the juice out of half a lemon

  • Take a bowl and mix the herbs, the lemon peel, salt and pepper and butter and spread on the salmon to make an even layer.

  • Heat an oven-proof, non-stick skillet and put the salmon with the herb side down.

  • Cook for about 3 minute or until the fish turns brown.

  • Now turn the salmon and pour enough lemon juice to cover it

  • Put the pan in the oven for another 6-7 minutes until done.

  • Now divide the fishes into two portions and drizzle the juices left in the pan and garnish with the herbs.

 

This is one of thoseSea food recipes that are sure to give you thumbs up from your sweetheart and a chef’s hat too, if you are lucky.  

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This entry was posted on August 21, 2012 by in Uncategorized.

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