Oven Roasted Salmon with Creamy Lemon Butter Sauce
2 lbs salmon filet
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 tsp coarse Himalayan sea salt
Method: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
Drizzle 2 Tbsp olive oil on parchment paper. Lay salmon on top. Drizzle fish with remaining 2 Tbsp olive oil. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper.
Roast, uncovered, on center rack of oven, until fish is opaque in the middle - approximately 30 minutes.
Remove from oven, cover and set aside while preparing the butter sauce.
2 Tbsp finely minced white or yellow onion
1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp honey
3/4 cup butter, cubed
1/2 tsp dried dill
1/2 tsp fine Himalayan sea salt
pinch of black pepper
1 tsp lemon zest
Method: Mix onion, lemon juice, water and honey in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer and cook until onion is soft and translucent.
Whisk in butter, one cube at a time. Add dill, salt and pepper and lemon zest. Stir to combine.
To serve: Plate salmon as desired and top with sauce.