Food on Friday # 34 ~ Salmon (mostly)

Some say that we should aim to eat a couple of portions of oily fish a week.  And, that fish like salmon is a rich source of omaga 3, which does good things like stave off heart disease.  All I know is that a well cooked salmon steak is much more fun than taking cod-liver-oil capsules.

When I mentioned to my friend in Orange County that I was intending to do a post on salmon recipes, she said I should include some other ‘fishy’ dishes.  So there is also a cod recipe here.  Who am I to ignore a smart woman?

First up this Friday, from Cooking up the Pantry, we have a pretty easy dish for a dinner with an Indian flavour, cheats salmon tikka.


Cheats Salmon Tikka

This is a really good post from Elise at Simply Recipes, because it also gives you some tips on buying salmon, (and other fish).  Leaving that aside, I’m certain my friends will like this dish, salmon with lemon cream sauce, partly because you could also save some and have it cold as the basis for a great salad.


Salmon With Lemon Cream Sauce

This recipe fascinates me, so I make no excuse for including it today, even though it was only just in Food on Friday #32 which was all about BBQ.  From Teighan Gerard at Half Baked Harvest, I really must cook this cedar plank salmon with watermelon feta salsa.  (that’s if my friend ever lets me near her barbecue again).


Cedar Plank Salmon With Watermelon Feta Salsa

Cooking fish in foil is a brilliant idea.  If Chungah from Damn Delicious hadn’t had this garlic butter salmon in foil recipe, I would have had to invent it myself.  You really must try this, it’s so quick, easy, and so damn delicious.


Garlic Butter Salmon In Foil

This is different, 30 minute cajun salmon with salted lime butter, fromPennsylvania girl Jessica Merchant at how sweet it is.   You know what?  I think this is a 20 minute dish, which will please my friend in Orange County no end.

30 MInute Cajun Salmon With Salted Lime Butter

I found this site by courtesy of at Andrea at Cooking with a Wallflower.  So then, Lisa at Healthy nibbles + bits is a lawyer turned food blogger, and she has this summery salad for you.  Summer teriyaki salmon salad, which is an easy 35 minute dish  In the same post she also has the start of her  free 4-week meal planning challenge ~ pretty cool.


Summer Teriyaki Salmon Salad

From English girl Petra at Food Eat Love, we have something that should satisfy anyone’s craving for seafood.  I give you salmon with scallops, pickle sprats, and roasted fig quinoa.  taa daah!!!  You know what?  I would much rather eat this plate of seafood than I would like sushi.


Salmon With Scallops, Pickle Sprats, And Roasted Fig Quinoa

At the suggestion of a close friend I include this elegant recipe from Tasting Everything; cod with summer vegetables.  The picture shows a very elegant dish as befits Anne, who is a professional chef from the California wine country.


Cod With Summer Vegetables

And, finally this week, from Heather Christo we have a bit of a collection for you, starting with grilled tahini glazed salmon with cucumber noodles.  I’m very certain my friend in SoCal will like this dish.


Grilled Tahini Glazed Salmon with Cucumber Noodles

and then, how to cook salmon in 15 delicious ways, including this BLT salmon salad with creamy avocado green goddess dressing.


BLT Salmon Salad With Creamy Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Also, how about this post?  How to perfectly cook salmon ~ how cool is that?


How To Perfectly Cook Salmon

May I say thank you to all the cooks featured this week.

3 responses

  1. I love salmon, thank you for the feature, I especially love the sound of the BLT salmon! Right up my street 🙂

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  2. I like the decoration 🙂
    fish looks like a wish

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  3. Sometimes just nice have fish on it own steamed or grilled with out all different sauces. Just have the natural flavour of the fish. Mmmm

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