Saturday, August 21, 2010

Test Kitchen

Every Saturday I'll try out a new recipe I just found on the net...you'll see the good and the bad of it.

Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/broiled-sockeye-salmon-with-citrus-glaze-recipe/index.html

Description: Any salmon will do for this recipe, so don’t get scared off by the “Sockeye” in the title. This piece was about 1.5 lbs.

Recipe Difficulty (Scale of 1-10): 1
You know I typically go for the easier recipes. This one definitely fits into the “Easy” category. Just go to the grocery store and buy a big slab of salmon. The remaining ingredients are few in number and easy to find. I will say that it is absolutely critical to have a hand zester for this one. It makes life a lot easier. I used one lemon and one orange just to mix things up.

How it turned out: DOUBLE AWESOME!!!
There are so many good salmon recipes out there and this one is no different. And it’s the trifecta of greatness…good presentation, tastes great, and less filling. Sara and I were both impressed by the simple ingredients producing such a nice range of tastes. The sugar, salt, and citrus play off one another quite well.

Would I make again: Yes...absolutely yes.
We are trying to eat fish once a week, so we’ll be seeing the Salmon with Citrus Glaze again. It’s just too easy and too tasty not to put in the mix. Just be a little careful with the cooking time. Depending on your thickness of fish, you may want to leave it under the broiler a couple extra minutes. Just remember to flake the fish before removing from the oven. As you can see....I flaked mine, then took out a big sample chunk.

2 comments:

viveksurti said...

Looks Great! Can't believe how easy the recipe is!

Gotta love Alton Brown.

Best, Vivek
http://viveksurti.wordpress.com

Kevin said...

I know...it was so easy. Alton's great, but man does that guy not look well on tv. I heard he lost a bunch of weight, just hope he's not ill. Thanks for reading. I've been enjoying your blog!