Cooking With MsMoore : Mustard Crusted Salmon

hey Luvs!

Sunday night, I decided to cook Salmon for dinner. I was super nervous since I’ve never made salmon before, so I didn’t wanna ruin it. I used a recipe from Cristina Ferrare’s Big Bowl of Love cookbook, just tweaked it a little bit. I’ll post the recipe below πŸ™‚

 I placed the salmon on top of rice, and made a side salad of grape tomatoes and cucumber tossed in Greek feta dressing. I am happy to report that it was super yummy and my man was very happy with it! πŸ™‚ this will definitely be added to our weekly dinner menu. 

this picture doesnt even do it justice of how yummy it was ! πŸ™‚

 
Ingredients: 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil plus additional to coat salmon 
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced 
  • 1/3 cup Dijon or honey mustard 
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine 
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice 
  • Salmon fillets (this recipe is made for 4 fillets)
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Directions:

  1. Adjust oven rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Farenhiet 
  2. Heat a small saucepan over low heat, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil, and sautΓ© garlic until soft 
  3. Stir in mustard, wine, and lemon juice into saucepan & mix well. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Rub salmon fillets lightly with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, and arrange salmon on foil. Bake for 8-9 minutes on middle rack. 
  5. Remove from oven, leaving fillets on baking sheet. Spoon mustard sauce over fillets, evenly. Place fillets back in the oven for another 3-4 minutes. 
  6. Remove from oven and serve. Sprinkle with parsley before serving. (Optional) 

I hope you enjoy this light & yummy dish! Comment below if you try it, and let me know what you think !! 

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