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Salmon With Cucumber Sauce

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Ingredients
  Salmon steaks 24 Ounce (Four 6 Ounce Each)
  Salt To Taste
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Lemon 1
  Parsley/Dill sprigs 4
  Dry white wine/Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cucumber 1 (10 Inches Long)
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), prepared
  Lettuce heart 1
  Dill sprigs/Parsley sprigs 2
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350F/175C.

MAKING
2. Grease a baking dish large enough to hold salmon in a single layer, place salmon steaks in and season with salt and pepper.
3. Grating peel from lemon reserve for sauce, cut lemon into thin slices and place 1 slice on each steak.
4. On each salmon steak place 1 parsley or dill sprig, add wine or water and cover with a lid or foil.
5. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes such that salmon tests done and set aside to cool reserving cooking liquid.
6. To make sauce, dice cucumber, in a small bowl stir diced cucumber with mayonnaise and reserved salmon cooking liquid into cucumber.
7. Stir in reserved lemon peel, salt and pepper.
8. To serve, carefully remove skin and center bones from salmon, keeping steaks whole.
9. Discard baked lemon slices and parsley or dill and arrange steaks on a serving plate.

SERVING
10. Along the center of each baked salmon spoon sauce where bone has been removed, garnish with lettuce and a dill or parsley sprig and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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