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Salmon Roasted with Cilantro Pesto

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Category: Seafood, Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Clove garlic
  • 1 c Loosely packed cilantro
  • -leaves
  • 5 tb Olive oil
  • Juice of one lime
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -pepper to taste
  • 2 lb Salmon fillet; skin on
  • 1 lg Ripe tomato; seeded and
  • -chopped


preheat oven to 400° F. Place the garlic, cilantro, 2 tablespoons of the
olive oil, the lime juice, salt, and pepper in a blender or a food
processor. Process until creamy. Brush a baking pan or sheet with the
remaining oil and place the salmon in it. Spread the cilantro mixture on
the salmon, scatter the tomato over it, and sprinkle with a little more
salt and pepper. Bake, uncovered, until the salmon is done (peek in between
the layers of flesh with a thin-bladed knife), 12 to 15 minutes. Serve

NOTES : Alternative fish for this recipe: Because this pesto is strong
flavored, I'd prepare this with only with strong-flavored fish, such as
bluefish, bonito, mackerel or pompano. Recipe by: Fish, Complete Guide to
Buying and Cooking/Mark Bittman

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