Recipe For Cooking Winter Citrus Butter Salmon
Who else could do with some colour in their lives this winter? We know we could! This beautiful citrus butter salmon will do just the job!
1 salmon filet of about 1kg
1 garlic clove minced
1 ½ tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
1 blood orange thinly sliced
Ingredients for Herb Butter
3 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs (pick your favourites)
Pinch of salt
Ingredients for Salsa
1 blood orange segmented and chopped
1 naartjie segmented and chopped
1 small onion diced
½ jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
juice of 1 lime
pinch of salt and pepper
Method – Salmon
Pre-heat your oven to high and set the rack just below it.
Place the salmon filet on a baking sheet. In a bowl, stir together the brown sugar, salt, pepper, garlic and lemon zest. Add the olive oil to make a wet rub. Rub the mixture all over the salmon and place the blood orange slices on top.
Broil your salmon for 6 to 8 minutes, or until just flakey with a fork. Drizzle with your herb butter and serve with the salsa. You can also opt for rice or quinoa.
Method – Butter
Stir your herbs together with your melted butter.
Method – Salsa
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl until combined.