Monday, November 11, 2013

Basic Cooking: What to Do With Frozen Salmon

Q: What should I do with these frozen salmon fillets?

A: Heat the oven to 400. 

Take the fillets apart and put them in a baking dish, skin side down (if they have skin). 

In a small bowl mix a spoonful of olive oil, a spoonful of grainy mustard, and a spoonful of dried thyme. And about 1/2 t. of salt. Spread it on the salmon, and bake uncovered for about 25 minutes. A few minutes less if they are thawed. Poke a piece with a fork to see if if looks cooked all the way through. 

They will be tasty and moist.


Farrah said...

I'm allergic but make salmon 1-2x/month. This looks easy enough.

Polly said...

I used to bake mine in a similar way, but I brushed tamari soy sauce onto the fillets. Delicious!

Now we either have salmon-quinoa burgers (from canned) or fresh, cooked brilliantly on the stovetop by my husband, who uses fresh lemon juice, olive oil and plenty of garlic!

Lisa said...

That sounds very nice. I often buy cod, and will often use bottled dressing of any kind on it if I'm in a hurry. It's always terrific.


Mary Ann said...

Yum! This looks really good. I want to try it soon--we keep frozen fish on hand for easy meal nights!

Anonymous said...

Hi Anna. Reading your post on recipes reminds me to tell you that I tried your hash brown gluten free quiche this weekend. Really enjoyed it and will be making again. Thank you.
Linda R (Phila burbs)

mallorie said...

Thanks! We have some in our freezer and I often dawdle about cooking them because the package seems picky about thawing them, (no microwaving!) and doesn't give directions for cooking them frozen. We love salmon, though, and I am glad I can now cook them on a whim, straight from the freezer!

Simple Fascinations said...

I've had this very question! The package implies that you have to thaw it first. Thanks for the info, and I will make this soon, as I have the salmon already in my freezer!

Simple Fascinations said...

I tried fixing salmon like this last night, and it was good and moist. Yeah!

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