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Copper River Salmon With Roasted Baby Potatoes

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Fresh off vacation, Stephanie makes the perfect homecomig meal - Copper River salmon with roasted baby potatoes and sauteed Swiss chard. Delicious!
Ingredients
  Copper river salmon 1 Pound
  Baby red potatoes 8 Medium
  Shallot 1 Medium
  Garlic cloves 6 Medium
  Lemon juice 1 Medium
  Swiss green chard bunch 1 Medium
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Kosher salt To Taste
  Fresh black pepper To Taste
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chives 6 Small
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Set oven temperature to 400 degrees.
2. Peel the chard leaves away from the vein using a knife or fingers and cut into bite size pieces.
3. Rinse them to remove dirt and sand and spin dry using a salad spinner.
4. Peel a shallot and slice thinly.

MAKING
5. In a pot of boiling water add 1 tbsp kosher salt and boil potatoes for about 10 minutes.
6. Drain the potatoes and place along with garlic into a cast iron skillet or oven-proof dish.
7. Add olive oil, salt and pepper and place in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes
8. Cut salmon to serving size pieces and sprinkle over salt and black pepper and squeeze over lemon juice.
9. Slice lemon into half, cut 1 clove of garlic and rub over the top of the fish.
10. Drizzle olive oil over the fish and rub again with garlic.
11. In a smoking cast iron, heat oil and cook salmon for about 2 minutes, then turn the fish and cook for 4 minutes.
12. In a non stick pan with oil add the shallot slices and turn after a few seconds.
13. Then add the chard, salt, pepper and lemon juice and sauté for about 3 minutes.

FINALIZING
14. Chop chives and sprinkle over the salmon.

SERVING
15. On a serving plate arrange the salmon, roasted potatoes with garlic and chard.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Equipment: 
Frying Pan
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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