be Well: How to cook healthy salmon without compromising flavor

“Chopped” champ chef Eric LeVine shows us how to cook it without compromising favor.

News 12 Staff

Feb 26, 2024, 4:51 PM

Updated 56 days ago

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Salmon is packed with protein, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals. “Chopped” champ chef Eric LeVine shows us how to cook it without compromising favor.
Recipe for roasted salmon with lemon roasted fennel:
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 bulbs fennel, thinly sliced
  • 2 small red onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 1/2 tbsp.
  • olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 1/4 lb. skin-on salmon fillet
  • 1 tsp. stone-ground mustard
  • 3 c. baby arugula
METHOD
Cut lemon, halve crosswise, and place on a baking sheet, center cut sides up. Broil on top rack until charred, 5 minutes; transfer to a plate and set aside.
Reduce oven temperature to 400°F. On rimmed baking sheet, toss fennel and onions with 1 1/2 Tbsp oil and 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper; arrange around edges of sheet.
Place salmon in center of sheet and season with 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper. Roast until vegetables are tender and salmon is opaque throughout, 12-14 minutes.
Juice charred lemon halves into a small bowl and whisk in mustard and remaining Tbsp oil. Remove baking sheet from oven and fold arugula into vegetables.
Drizzle charred lemon vinaigrette over fish and vegetables and gently toss vegetables.


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