Friday, December 18, 2015

Friday Food: Parchment Baked Salmon

Salmon is a fantastic super food if you cook it to be so.  You have to be watch out to make sure that you don't over cook this super fish as if you do then you start robbing it of all its benefits.  This one is simple and easy and not time consuming at all.  Take advantage of all the advantages of fish with this recipe.

-2 center-cut wild salmon fillets (8 ounces each)
-1 tsp MCT or coconut oil
-Sea salt
-1 tbsp grass-fed unsalted butter
-1 tbsp minced fresh herbs (ex. chives, parsley, or dill)
-Lemon wedges for serving

Preheat the over to 320 degree F.
Place the salmon on a piece on a baking sheet.  Runb the fillets with MCT oil, season with sea salt, and top with the butter.  Wrap the parchment around the fish, folding seams and tucking them to ensure steam does not escape.
Bake until fish is medium-rare, about 18 minutes.  Sprinkle with the herbs and a squeeze of lemon.

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