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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

How to Make a Marinated Salmon A delicious and easy to make Salmon Dinner

Quick, easy and perfect. This salmon dinner recipe is one of our favorites.  If you are short on time this is a perfect dinner to make.  You can marinate the salmon to give a rich flavor earlier in the day.  Then when you are ready to make the dinner pop the salmon in the oven and whip up the sides.  A delicious salmon dinner to make year round. 




Ingredients:
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1-2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp mustard
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • juice and lemon zest of 1/2 lemon
  • salt and ground pepper
  • 1 onion sliced and chopped
  • chopped parsley, chives, rosemary, thyme
  • baked potato served with butter
  • peas or other vegetable on the side
 Kitchen Utensils:
  • oven proof dish
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • 1 small bowl
Instruction:


  1. Thoroughly rinse the salmon in cold water and pat dry.
  2. Mix honey, mustard, oil, lemon zest and juice, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Place the salmon fillets and the chopped onions in an ovenproof dish. Pour the marinade over the fish and leave it for 30 min.
  4. Heat the oven to 400F and roast the fish and onions for approx. 12-15 min (or till fish is flaky). To test the salmon poke a fork at the thickest part of the salmon and the fish should flake. If not, steam the fish for 1 or 2 more minutes.
  5. Transfer the salmon to a plate. Serve with the baked potato on the side with butter and chopped herbs and another vegetable on the side.
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