Recipe: Yummy Salmon Pasta with Lemon-Parmesan Sauce

Salmon Pasta with Lemon-Parmesan Sauce.

You can have Salmon Pasta with Lemon-Parmesan Sauce using 13 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Salmon Pasta with Lemon-Parmesan Sauce

  1. It’s 1 pound of salmon fillet.
  2. You need 1/8 tsp of tarragon.
  3. You need to taste of Salt.
  4. You need to taste of Pepper.
  5. It’s 2-3 oz of grated fresh parmesan.
  6. You need 2 of Lemons.
  7. You need 2 of eggs.
  8. You need 1-1/2 tsp of capers.
  9. Prepare 2large cloves of garlic diced into small pieces.
  10. Prepare 3 tbsp of olive oil.
  11. You need as needed of Red pepper flakes.
  12. It’s 1/2 lb of Rigatoni.
  13. You need as needed of Basil leaves for garnish.

Salmon Pasta with Lemon-Parmesan Sauce instructions

  1. Preparing the fish • Heat oven to 350°. • Remove skin from salmon and brush both sides with olive oil. • Sprinkle tarragon on the top; salt and pepper to taste. Bake the salmon in the oven until a temperature probe in the center reads about 120°. Fish should be flaky, but very slightly pink in the center. –> While the fish is cooking, prepare the sauce and pasta.
  2. Prepare Pasta to package directions al dente (about 12 minutes). Reserve about ½ cup of the hot pasta water.
  3. Sauce • Place diced garlic and olive oil into a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Add a generous portion (1/2 tsp) of freshly grated salt and a few flakes of red pepper. Reduce heat and simmer until ready to use.
  4. Place the grated parmesan into a medium bowl. • Zest the lemons and add to the parmesan. • Juice the lemons, and add to the parmesan mixture. • Add the capers. • Beat the eggs with a fork until well mixed and stir into the sauce mixture.
  5. Final Preparation • When the fish is cooked, use a plastic spatula, or a fork, to flake into bite-sized pieces.
  6. Drain the pasta and return to the sauce pan in which it was cooked. • Immediately add the sauce mixture to the pasta and toss thoroughly to partially cook the sauce. • Heat the olive oil and garlic to a low boil and add to the pasta mixture, mixing thoroughly. If desired add a little of the reserved hot pasta water to create a creamy texture for the sauce.
  7. Place the pasta into serving bowls and add the cooked salmon. Toss lightly, without shredding the salmon • Garnish with crushed black pepper and a few basil leaves.

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