Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Lemon Pepper Salmon

Harv just came home from his annual fishing trip to Shearwater Lodge in Bella Bella and I now have 50 ibs. of salmon in the freezer. We made this salmon dish last night at my sister's place but I didn't have my camera. So you get a picture of the fish freshly caught instead!
I'll just list the ingredients as the amounts will vary for the amount of salmon you are cooking.
salmon fillets - We had Coho but any other variety is fine too

mayonaise - enough to cover the top of the salmon fillet
Lemon pepper - about 1 Tbsp to about 1/2 cup mayo or to taste
Dill - 1/2 tsp. to 1/2 cup mayo

Place salmon skin side down on a foil lined baking sheet or foil pan.
Mix mayonnaise with the seasoning and spread over the top of the salmon pieces.
Bake or BBQ for 20- 25 minutes - test it with a fork at 15 or 20 minutes - if it begins to flake it is done. Do not overcook or it will be dry.

10 comments:

  1. Oh I'm so jealous of your salmon in your freezer. Terry needs to get out there and do some fishing for our freezer too. The Lemon Pepper Salmon is delicous . I've put some Mayo down on salmon here too, it keeps it wonderfully moist.

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  2. That fish is almost the size of Harv! We love Salmon. On our holiday the guys only caught '5 bite' trout, but I do have Scot's salmon catch in the freezer. I will use this recipe when we have it. Kathy

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  3. suuuuuper! Hm....which recipe to chose for tonight?!!!

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  4. Om My! where have I been- I got on here and suddenly there were tons of new recipes! where do I start? I love salmon and I'm also jealous! Thank you, Bev for some more variation to try.

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  5. Hmmm...now you have me hungry for salmon. It seems a little scarce this year. Your recipe with the mayo/dill is just how we like it.

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  6. you could invite us all over bev....

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  7. You're all welcome! Let me know when you want to come. I can seat all of you in my dining room or on the patio and it would be fun to get together over a meal.

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  8. Mayo and dill is always good on salmon. Oh I would love some of that fresh salmon!

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  9. Now you have to soak a cedar plank all day and place the salmon on the plank, continue with recipe:)

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  10. Bev, today I made this for supper, and I really enjoyed it as well as my family. I used about 1/4 cup of mayo with no sodium added lemon pepper with dill...yum!

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