I’d say I’ve been on a bit of a salmon kick lately but I guess I’m always on a salmon kick. If the wild salmon is on sale, I’m buying it. It makes the easiest, quickest healthiest dinner I can think of. I made this for dinner the other night when Tom was out of town and it was SO good (sorry you missed it babe). The salmon was so fresh and had such a great color to it, I knew it was probably going to be good because they hadn’t even had time to put a price sign on it yet.
When I think of fast dinners, I tend to immediately think of things I can prepare in advance and then throw together at the last minute like slow cooker meals. But fish really is the ultimate fast dinner. It takes only about 5-10 minutes to prepare everything, 5 minutes for cooking and then you’re ready to nosh!
I saw a bottle of dill marinade next to the fish counter at Whole Foods so I decided I was going to put together a nice dill sauce. Can someone tell me why they package dill in such large bunches? Has anyone ever used that much dill in one meal? If you know of one, let me know because I have an entire produce drawer full of it still.
I am just including the recipe for the sauce here since I’m assuming you already have your own favorite way for cooking salmon, whether its on the grill, in the broiler or on a sauté pan. I personally prefer that latter (sauté pan) because it allows you to get a really nice crispy crust while not overcooking it. For this one I used a blackening seasoning but I usually just season with salt & pepper and then toss in a little flour to give it that crispy coating.
Hope you enjoy this sauce as much as I did! It would probably make an awesome salad dressing as well, I had a salad on the side and the sauce was great on it.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY:
This little dude.
Yesterday was his 5th birthday! 5 years! Holy crap! I still think of him as a puppy and probably always will. I still remember that first day that we brought him home in a little fuzzy blue blanket and he was nuzzling into my arms. It was pretty much love at first sight 🙂 He adds so much fun into every day, I always look forward to seeing him when I come home and he makes coming back from trips so much easier. Happy birthday little guy!