Baked Alaskan Salmon With Dill Dijon Sauce
Rabbit Hole Distillery
Enjoy this baked Alaskan salmon recipe with dill dijon sauce for a special spring time dinner! Salmon is very healthy, and rich in Omega-3 fats and oils. Salmon is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. The special dill sauce really adds a flavorful "pop" to this already delicious salmon dinner!
1 (2- to 3-pound) Wild-caught Alaskan salmon fillet, 1- 1 1/2-inches thick
3 tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
Coarse kosher sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
3 tbs. minced fresh parsley leaves
2 tbs. Dijon-style mustard
2 tbs. minced fresh dill weed
2 tsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
2.5 - 3 ounces fine bourbon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line the bottom of an ungreased broiling pan with aluminum foil and spray broiler rack with vegetable-oil cooking spray.
Wash salmon and pat dry.
Rub with olive oil, sprinkle with coarse salt and pepper, and place skin-side down onto rack.
In a small bowl mix together mayonnaise, sour cream, parsley, Dijon mustard, dill weed, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.
Bake salmon, uncovered, 8 to 12 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers an internal temperature of 140 degrees F (salmon will be slightly opaque in thickest part).
Carefully remove salmon from pan and transfer onto individual serving plates.
Serve with the cold mustard dill sauce.
Pour glass of fine bourbon to enjoy with this one-of-a-kind salmon recipe!
Approximately cooking times for salmon:
1/4 to 1/3-inch - 3 to 4 minutes
1/2 to 3/4-inch - 4 to 6 minutes
1 to 1 1/2-inch - 8 to 12 minutes