Salmon is considered to be the royal fish for good reason, because one aroma from dishes prepared from it makes you forget about everything in the world.
Gentle than salmon - there is no fish, and you can see for yourself if you can barely taste a delicious slice of baked dish. Yes, it is in the oven that the salmon is roasted both outside and inside, preserving all the healthy minerals, vitamins and acids, while remaining juicy, tasty and unmatched!
There is a reason in the circles of famous chefs that salmon absolutely cannot be spoiled by applying various types of processing - such fish is good even fresh. However, baked salmon is a true favorite among popular dishes and with any serving it is a win-win for any celebration, romantic tete-a-teta or dinner with family.
But do not think that all recipes for cooking royal fish in the oven are the same! Try to repeat each of them yourself and you will be convinced that during the subsequent preparation the meat of this fish acquires new amazing notes of taste.
Recipe 1: Baked salmon in a foil in the oven
Salmon prepared in this way preserves juicy and tender flesh. The fish bowl released during baking soaks each slice of salmon and steaks it from the inside. The foil retains all the flavors of spices that you add when baking and saturate the prepared dish with them.
- 1 not very large salmon;
- 0.5 pcs. lemon;
- 2-3 pinches of seasoning “Provencal herbs”;
- celery or parsley;
- 2-3 pinches of salt and pepper;
- 1 tbsp. sunflower oil.
With salmon, remove the insides, along with scales and fins. Rinse thoroughly cleaned carcass in water.
Scald lemon with boiling water and cut citrus into slices. Coarsely chop the washed green with a knife.
Rub the prepared fish with spices, and put lemon slices and greens inside. Add Proven herbs there too.
Pour some odorless sunflower oil onto the foil and place fish on it. Wrap the salmon in foil and bake for about 28-30 minutes at 180 ° C in the oven. Do not forget to serve a potato or rice garnish to the cooked fish dish, adding a glass of white wine to it.
Recipe 2: Baked salmon steaks
The most ideal way to cook fresh salmon in the oven is to bake steaks from it. At the same time, the size of the portions and their required quantity is immediately determined so that each guest or family member receives his appetizing, aromatic, roasted steak. Cutting the salmon in proportional portions, you can bake together with them in the oven and vegetables!
- 2-3 steaks of salmon or a whole fish carcass;
- 50 g butter;
- 2 large potatoes;
- 2 onions;
- 2 carrots;
- 2 tomatoes;
- 0.5 lemon;
- greens and salt, pepper to taste.
If you purchased already sliced salmon steaks in a freeze, then you only need to defrost them. But it will be much more economical to cut the steaks from the whole fish carcass and at the same time you will determine the size of each piece yourself! Do not forget to go over the skin with a knife to remove the scales.
Rinse the prepared steaks thoroughly and squeeze lemon juice from the half citrus on them. Rub with salt and pepper and let marinate for about 10-15 minutes - no longer needed, because the salmon pulp is very tender and quickly absorbs the marinade.
During this time, peel the vegetables and rinse them in water. Cut potatoes, carrots, tomatoes and onions into rings, chop the greens.
Lubricate the foil with oil and place potato rings on it. Then put the pickled fragrant salmon steaks on the potatoes.
Next, garnish the steaks with carrots, tomatoes and onions, sprinkle them with chopped greens, on which you place small pieces of butter.
Wrap the foil and bake each serving of fish for about 25 minutes in the oven at 180-200C.
While your dish is baking - cover the table and open a bottle of dry white wine - it will ideally play a duet with the delicate pulp of salmon.
Recipe 3: Baked salmon with cheese
There is nothing tastier than this fish dish in the world, because the languid and golden cheese crust hides beneath the fragrant and delicate pink flesh of salmon, which is saturated with marinade and just melts on your lips! Having decided to conquer your loved one, be sure to bake salmon for him under the cheese in the oven and his taste with taste will have no limits! Ingredients Required:
- 300-400 g salmon;
- 0.5 pcs. lemon;
- 150-200 g of hard cheese;
- 2-3 items of l. mayonnaise;
- salt and pepper to taste.
Salmon must first defrost and clear of scales. Then cut it into portions or steaks. The main thing is that the pieces are large in size, as the fish loses 40% of their mass in the process of baking.
Rinse the prepared pieces in water and pour plenty of lemon juice, squeezed from half a lemon. Rub the fish with salt and pepper. Give her a few minutes to soak the pulp in the marinade.
At this time, rub hard cheese on a fine grater - it will melt faster and cover the fish with an even layer.
Grease salmon pieces with mayonnaise on both sides and place on a baking sheet. Cover them with a cheese coat on top and place in the oven for 20-25 minutes at 180-200C. Watch the flavor - it is he who will tell you that your dish is almost cooked. Serve the salmon with cheese with any side dish, do not forget to decorate with fresh greens.
Recipe 4: Baked salmon in the oven with potatoes
Salmon with potatoes is an ideal option for lunch or dinner, because it is the potato that reveals the whole taste of such a famous fish. These ingredients are prepared almost the same amount of time, so the easiest way is to bake them together in the oven. And if you also season a dish of chopped spicy greens, then the meal will be a festive and unforgettable!
- 300-400 salmon fillets;
- 0.5 kg of potatoes;
- 30-50 g of butter;
- 1-2 tbsp. l soy sauce;
- salt and pepper to taste.
Rinse the salmon fillet in water and, if necessary, pre-thaw it. Marinate pieces of fish in soy sauce for 10 minutes, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
At this time, peel the potato tubers and rinse. Cut in any way that suits you. Rinse and chop the herbs.
In the baking sleeve, place the potatoes so that it forms a pillow for the fish, and on it - pieces of pickled salmon, sprinkled with chopped greens. Cork the bag and tie it carefully before going to the oven, where the dish will languish for about 20-25 minutes at 180-200C. For an appetizing and juicy crust, 10 minutes prior to readiness, carefully cut the package with scissors and slightly open it.
Serve the finished delicacy by decorating it with lemon wedges.
Recipe 5: Baked salmon in the oven with vegetables
Baked salmon with vegetables is a great set of flavors and aromas collected in one dish. Cook a few more servings, as your family will definitely ask for supplements, because you want to prolong this enjoyment of ideally cooked food longer!
- 3-4 steak salmon;
- 1 lemon;
- 2 tomatoes;
- 2 onions;
- Greens and salt with pepper to taste.
Choose the number of salmon steaks according to the number of guests or relatives. Wash the pieces of fish and place on the foil, pre-plastered with vegetable oil.
Salt the fish and pepper. Pour over lemon juice. Peel and rinse vegetables, sliced or sliced. Put the vegetables on top of the fish. The choice of vegetables depends on you - you can add both potatoes and beans.
Wrap the foil and bake the dish for 20 minutes at 200 ° C in the oven. Salmon with vegetables is incredibly tasty in any form: cold or hot, and especially - with spicy greens.