Broiled Salmon With Tarragon Butter
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- Freshly-ground black pepper
- 2 salmon fillets, 1" thick
- Salt to taste
- 1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon (or 1 tspn dried, crumbled)
Preheat broiler. Melt butter with lemon juice in small saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat and add generous amount of pepper.
Arrange salmon skin-side down on broilerproof pan. Brush with half of butter mixture. Season with salt. Broil without turning until just cooked through.
Transfer to plates. Add tarragon to remaining butter. Spoon over salmon and serve.
This recipe yields 2 servings; can be doubled or tripled.