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Marinated Tarragon Salmon

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Marinated Tarragon Salmon has a different taste. The lemon flavour gives the Marinated Tarragon Salmon a tangy and refreshing taste.
Ingredients
  Salmon steaks 2 (about 1 inch thick)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Snipped fresh dill/1/4 teaspoon dried dill weed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon slices 3
  Onion 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Snipped fresh tarragon leaves/1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cucumber 1 Small
  Plain yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Snipped fresh dill/1/8 teaspoon dried dill weed 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Lettuce leaves 6
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, sliced
Directions

Place salmon in square microwavable dish, 8x8x2 inches.
Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 3/4 teaspoon dill.
Arrange lemon slices on top.
Cover tightly and microwave on high 3 minutes; rotate dish 1/2 turn.
Microwave until small ends of fish flake easily with fork, 3 to 6 minutes longer.
Let stand covered 3 minutes; drain.
Discard lemon slices.
Carefully remove skin from salmon.
Place salmon in shallow glass or plastic dish; arrange onion on fish.
Mix vinegar and tarragon; drizzle over onion and fish.
Cover and refrigerate, spooning vinegar mixture over salmon 2 or 3 times, at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
About 20 minutes before serving, cut cucumber lengthwise into halves; remove seeds.
Cut both halves crosswise into thin slices.
Mix cucumber, yogurt, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon dill.
Place salmon on lettuce leaves; arrange onion and tomatoes around fish.
Drizzle any remaining marinade over fish.
Serve with cucumber mixture.
Garnish with fresh dill or watercress, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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