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Herb Mustard Salmon
Tuesday, 21 July 2015

by Debbie Dobrilla

Delicious Pacific salmon ,dressed up with a delicate herb mustard sauce. This dish is ideal for casual enteratining and takes only minutes to prepare in teh microwave. Wonderful with a melange of garden vegeatbles.


For the steaks

4               salmon steaks (aprox. 1" to 2.5 cm thick)
1               green onion, finely chopped
1 Tbsp.    chopped fresh parsley or dill
1/2 cup    dry white wine

For the sauce

2 Tbsp.    butter
2 Tbsp.    dijon mustard
1 Tbsp.    honey
1 Tbsp.    lemon juice
1/2 tsp.    dried tarragon leaves
2               green onions, very finely chopped
                  black pepper to taste


Make sauce by melting butter in a small microwaveable bowl at high for 20 to 30 seconds. Stir in remaining sauce ingredients until smooth. Set aside. Place salmon steaks in a single layer in a shallow microwaveable dish. Arange thicker portions towards outer edges of the dish. Sprinkile with green onion and parsley or dill. Pour wine over and cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave at high for 6 to 8 minures or unitl salmon is opaque and flakes easily when tested with a fork. Rotate dish part way through cooking, if necessary. Let stand about 3 minutes and serve with sauce.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minute

About Debbie:

Debbie says the key to a great salmon recipe is to keep it simple and she should know. The Dobrilla family has been in the fishing business for four generations, and Debbie sells the family's wild caught salmon year round at Superior Fish her store in Ladner, BC.

About the BC Salmon Marketing Council:

This recipe was generously donated by the the BC Salmon Marketing Council. The Council was established in 1991 under the BC Farming Fishing Industries Development Act to promote the interest of producers of commercially harvested BC WILD Salmon.  The Council derives revenue by means of the BC Wild Salmon Levy and funding programs & activities. The Council is comprised of 11 Board Directors with extensive seafood industry experience including; Fishermen, Aboriginal, Union and Processor representatives.Partners include all sectors of the BC WILD Salmon industry: harvesters, distributors, processors, retailers, and food service operations.