Delicious baked salmon

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It has been a pretty miserable afternoon in Canberra. While the official temperature was just above 10 °C, the so-called apparent temperature was around 4 °C for most of the day. I tried to go out for a walk twice and each time the rain stopped me. With the miserable weather I had baked salmon on my mind.

While I normally pan fry my salmon for 5 minutes with the lid on, I’ve also found another fool-proof method to cook salmon just right. I use my small bench top oven toaster, set it for 200 °C and cook the salmon fillet for 15 minutes. The salmon flakes nicely and depending on the thickness of the fillet it remains slightly pink in the middle. I like to rub my salmon a little to add some flavour. Tonight I combined some grapeseed oil, soy sauce and brown sugar in a plastic bag and rubbed my salmon in the bag.

The rice and quinoa were cooked in the microwave oven and I fried the egg slowly on a gentle heat and kept it warm before I topped the dish.

 

Delicious baked salmon
Recipe Type: Dinner
Cuisine: Australian
Author: Gary Lum
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Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • Salmon fillet
  • Rice
  • Quinoa
  • Egg
  • Soy sauce
  • Grapeseed oil
  • Brown sugar
  • Pepper
Instructions
  1. Rub the salmon with the oil, soy sauce and brown sugar
  2. Lay on some baking paper in a baking tray
  3. Add some cracked black pepper to the salmon
  4. Bake in a preheated benchtop oven at 200 °C for 15 minutes
  5. While the salmon bakes cook the rice and quinoa in a microwave oven
  6. Fry the egg in an egg ring very gently with low heat
  7. When the salmon is cooked add the rice and quinoa into a bowl, lay on the salmon and then the egg
  8. Pour the oil from frying the egg over the egg white so it soaks into the rice and quinoa
  9. Shoot a photograph
  10. Eat the dish
  11. Wash the dishes
  12. Write the recipe
  13. Blog (verb)
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