Jay's Baked Salmon with Lime Dill Cream
Just about any way you cook Salmon it's bound to be delicious, here's a simple but elegant preparation that gives a beautiful result.
2 Lb. whole or part Salmon filet
1 Tbsp. butter
SAUCE:1 tsp. sugarJuice of 1 small lime1Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley
1Tbsp. finely chopped fresh dill.1/8 tsp. salt1/8 tsp. finely ground black pepperPinch of cayenne pepperPinch of ground cumin1 Tbsp. olive oil3-4 Tbsp. heavy cream
Use needle-nose pliers to pull out any remaining pin-bones from the salmon.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a heavy baking pan with aluminum foil. Rub the top of the foil with the sweet butter and dot the foil with a 10 or 12 pea-size pieces of butter also. Put the fish on top, skin-side down.
In a small bowl, mix together the rest of the ingredients:
Spread 2/3 of the mixture on top of the fish. Cover loosely with a second piece of foil and bake about 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Then uncover and spread the remaining mixture on top. Loosely cover again, and bake for another 5-10 minutes or until flaky.
Use a spatula to separate into pieces and serve.