Salmon in Brown Butter
This Salmon in Brown Butter dish is one of the easiest entrees to prepare. Brown the butter for seven minutes in the skillet. Then cook the salmon fillets in the butter. This cooks fast and can be prepared a few minutes before dinner. This is an Asian in America recipe by Elizabeth Ann Quirino. Serves 2.
Servings: 2 people
- 2 whole (600 gms. each) wild-caught salmon fillets
- 2 Tablespoons calamansi or lemon juice
- 1 pinch salt
- ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
- ½ cup butter
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 whole medium-sized onion, sliced
- 2 Tablespoons honey, to drizzle on salmon
- 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
To prepare the salmon fillets:
Make sure salmon is thawed at room temperature.In a non-reactive container, marinate the salmon fillets with the calamansi (or lemon juice), salt and black pepper for 15 minutes. (Note: Do not marinate fish longer than this amount of time). Set aside till ready to cook.
To cook the salmon in brown butter:
If possible, use newly-purchased, good quality butter for this recipe. But if you're using butter you've had in the refrigerator for a while, taste to see if flavor is still fresh and not rancid. This makes a difference in the outcome of the dish.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 413kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 425mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1418IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg