Regardless if you think Lance Armstrong took performance enhancement drugs to help win his various bike races, you have to admire the Livestrong organization he’s built. So many health article searches point to the Livestrong site, it is often eclipsing other medical or nutrition based sites. Some things still surprise me though. The top link returned on a Google search of “salmon in butter” is the Livestrong site. While I can understand the salmon being there (it is chock full of vitamins), the “in butter” confounds me.
Any recipe with a whole stick of butter can’t be wrong!
A great cut of salmon.
Frying up the Salmon.
Making the sauce.
Buttered Salmon with Creole seasonings
Makes: 4 (Scaled)
- 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
- 4 tsp creole seasoning
- 1/2 tsp dried thyme
- 8 tbsp butter
- 2 tsp minced garlic
Sprinkle the skinless side of the salmon with Creole seasonings and thyme (for two salmon fillets, 2 teaspoon Creole seasoning and 1/4 teaspoon thyme). Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a heavy skillet over medium-low heat and add the salmon, skin-side down. Cook 4 to 5 minutes per side, turning carefully. Remove to serving plates, and add 1 tsp. minced garlic to the butter in the skillet. Cook for just one minute, stirring, and put resulting garlic/butter sauce over salmon