Sunday, January 31, 2016
Fresh Caught Salmon and Herb Infused Pasta!
Sound good??? It is good and easy to make.
Fresh caught salmon can be purchased reasonably in most grocer in the frozen section. I bought a six piece bag of fillets for under $4.00. The best way to prepare is to begin with thawed or fresh (not frozen) salmon fillets soaked in fresh squeezed lemon juice. Let your fish rest in the lemon juice for 30 min. Once that time has passed, melt in your covered skillet, 3 tbs of olive oil and 1 tbs of coconut oil on med heat. Add to those oils, fresh dried herbs: rosemary, mint and oregano along with a dash of red pepper flakes, garlic powder. De-vein your fish and lay in the hot seasoned oils. Turn your fillets over a few times, letting them sizzle and brown. After about 10 min. add 1/3 cup of heavy cream. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 6-8 min.
Prepare a side dish. In this case, I boiled herb infused pasta. Once tender, drained and ladled onto a low lipped serving plate. Top with your salmon and sauce. Garnish! I love to squeeze on a bit more fresh lemon and include some rocket (Arugula) or parsley on the side.
~Tutti a Tavola!