Salmon Fillets Roasted in Butter

recipe a day, High heat gives fish a lovely bit of crust, but makes overcooking a danger. Be sure to remove the fish from the oven before its center is completely opaque
Salmon Fillets Roasted in Butter
Salmon Fillets Roasted in Butter

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    T butter

  • 2

    T extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/2

    t salt

  • 1 1/2

    lb salmon fillets, in 1 or 2 pieces, 1 1/4 to 1 1/2" thick at the thickest point, skin on or off, rinsed and patted dry

  • salt

  • ground black pepper

  • minced fresh parsley

Directions

Preheat oven to 500. Heat in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until butter is melted: butter, oil and salt. Spread 1/2 of the butter mixture over the bottom of a shallow roasting pan. Place in the pan, skin side up: salmon Sprinkle with: salt and pepper to taste Drizzle the remaining butter mixture over the fish. Roast for 5 minutes and carefully turn the fish. Roast until the interior is nearly but not completely opaque, about 5 minutes more. Remove the salmon to a platter and pour all the pan juices over it. Garnish with parsley.

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