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Herb Baked Salmon

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Ingredients
  Salmon 4 Pound, cleaned, with head & tail intact (1 Whole One)
  Onion 1 Medium, sliced
  Lemon 1 , sliced
  Celery stalk 1 , sliced
  Mixed fresh herbs 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped (Parsley, Dill, Chives, Basil)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 400° F.
2) Clean salmon thoroughly both inside and outside. Pat dry using paper towels. Season the cavity with pepper and salt. Fill the cavity with 1/2 the celery slices, lemon, onion and herbs.

MAKING
3) Take a baking dish and line it with aluminum foil. Place salmon in it and rub with oil. Season with pepper and salt. Top with the remaining celery slices, lemon, onion and herbs. Use aluminum foil to cover tightly.
4) Bake in the preheated oven for about 40 minutes or until salmon begins to flake. Gently skin the salmon, if desired.

SERVING
5) Place salmon on a serving platter and garnish with more fresh herbs and cucumbers, if desired.
6) Slice the salmon and serve at room temperature or chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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