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Roasted Copper River Salmon

Author: Julia Mueller
Serves: 4

Naturally delicious Copper River salmon with lemon garlic butter sauce and blistered tomatoes.
baked salmon and tomatoes from Zupan's
Naturally delicious Copper River salmon pairs deliciously with lemon garlic butter sauce and blistered tomatoes.

Ingredients

Roasted Salmon

  • 1 Copper River Coho salmon fillet
  • 2 to 3 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning or Herbs de Provence
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp onion powder

Garlic Butter Sauce

  • 3 tbs ghee or butter
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon

Blistered Tomatoes

  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

Preparation

Preheat oven to broil.

Lightly oil a large casserole dish or baking sheet.

Stir together dry ingredients and salt to taste in a small bowl.

Place salmon on baking sheet and sprinkle with seasoning mixture.

Roast salmon for 10-15 minutes until barely translucent in the middle.

While salmon is roasting, add butter, garlic, rosemary, lemon zest and juice to a small skillet.

Simmer over med-high heat.

While butter sauce is simmering add olive oil to cast iron pan over med-high heat.

Carefully add tomatoes, allow them to sit in pan untouched for 2 minutes, shake pan and sit for 2 more minutes, cook until skins begin to wilt.

Serve salmon drizzled with garlic butter sauce and blistered tomatoes.

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