How to Cook Yummy Salmon Roasted in Butter

Salmon Roasted in Butter.

You can cook Salmon Roasted in Butter using 5 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Salmon Roasted in Butter

  1. Prepare 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) of butter.
  2. It’s 4 tablespoons of minced chervil, parsley or dill.
  3. It’s 1 of salmon fillet, 1 1/2 to 2 pounds.
  4. It’s to taste of Salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Prepare of Lemon wedges.

Salmon Roasted in Butter step by step

  1. Preheat the oven to 475 degrees.
  2. Place the butter and half the herb in a roasting pan just large enough to fit the salmon and place it in the oven. Heat about 5 minutes, until the butter melts and the herb begins to sizzle.
  3. Add the salmon to the pan, skin side up. Roast 4 minutes. Remove from the oven, then peel the skin off (optional) – (If the skin does not lift right off, cook 2 minutes longer.) Sprinkle with salt and pepper and turn the fillet over. Sprinkle with salt and pepper again.
  4. Roast 3 to 5 minutes more, depending on the thickness of the fillet and the degree of doneness you prefer. Cut into serving portions, spoon a little of the butter over each and garnish with the remaining herb. Serve with lemon wedges.

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