Go Fish

I’m reading more and more about people incorporating more seafood in their diets.  Not only does this build in some variety, but also allows people to get more protein and vitamins in their diets too. So, I thought I’d find an easy gourmet seafood recipe to share here.

 

Brought to us by Better Homes & Gardens,

 

Salmon Steaks with Lemon-Dill Dressing

 Servings : 6Prep time: 25 minutes 

Ingredients
1-1/2  cups water
1/4  cup lemon juice
1   medium onion, sliced
10  whole black peppercorns
3   sprigs parsley
2   bay leaves
6   fresh or frozen salmon steaks, cut 1 to 1-1/4 inches thick (about 2 pounds)
¾  cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
3  tablespoons buttermilk
2  tablespoons snipped fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dried dill weed
1  tablespoon snipped fresh chives
½  teaspoon  finely shredded lemon peel
2  teaspoons lemon juice
   Fresh dill (optional)
   Lemon wedges (optional)

 

Directions
1. In a 12-inch skillet combine water, lemon juice, onion, peppercorns, parsley, bay leaves, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to boiling; add salmon steaks. Cover; simmer 8 to 12 minutes (12 to 18 minutes for frozen) or until fish just flakes easily when tested with a fork.
2. Remove salmon from skillet; discard poaching liquid. Cover; refrigerate salmon 2 to 4 hours or until chilled.
3. For dressing, in a small mixing bowl combine mayonnaise or salad dressing, buttermilk, dill, chives, lemon peel, and lemon juice. Cover and chill 1 to 4 hours. Serve salmon steaks topped with dressing. If desired, garnish salmon with dill and lemon wedges.
 

If you’d like more info on nutrients in seafood or how to prepare seafood, check out the company resource guide on it – http://www.celebrityfoodsseafood.com/

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