Friday, May 3, 2013

Roasted Salmon with White-Wine Sauce

If you are like me, you are almost always cooking dinner. Sometimes life happens, and before you know it, dinner is upon you and you don't have the time to cook something life changing. On those days I usually cook a great fish. Sometimes, I surprise my Man with gourmet take out instead. It saves my energy for a night with my man, and that brings a smile to his face.

Romantic Tip: On one of those extra busy days, skip the kitchen duties and bring home great take-out, and light some candles for a private picnic in your house, wear something sexy! 

We are fortunate to have a wild caught Alaskan Seafood booth at our local farmer's market. This week I picked up half a sockeye Salmon and quickly got busy making a nice meal for my hubby. I love days I get fresh fish, because I can throw together a fabulous meal in under 30 minutes. Enjoy!

Roasted Salmon with White-Wine Sauce
adapted from

1 large salmon fillet
Coarse sea salt and ground pepper
1 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
1 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. 

Place salmon on a rimmed baking sheet; season with salt and pepper. Roast until opaque throughout, about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour, and cook, whisking, 1 minute. Add wine, and bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer, and cook until liquid is reduced by half, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in chives; season with salt and pepper. Serve topped with white-wine sauce.

1 comment:

  1. What a flavorful approach to serve white fish. The white wine, lemon & spread might be flawless to improve the flavour of the fish without overwhelming it. I very nearly alwayscook my fish in foil parcels - they truly work fantastically well. White Wine


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