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How to cook salmon?

auntynet

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S: 13st2lb C: 10st5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 24.1 Loss: 2st11lb(21.2%)
#2
Do you eat the skin??? I only ask cos I don't so it doesn't make any difference to me how its cooked.

If I cook it in a frying pan then I cook skin side down for about 4 or 5 mins then turn it over for another 3 or 4 mins. If its a thick piece then pop in the oven for a few mins while you dish up everything else on your plate.

If I cook it in the oven then I just splash with lemon juice, season and bake for about 15-20 mins in a foil parcel.
 

kdub24

I Will & I Can!!
S: 11st9.5lb C: 10st3lb G: 9st9lb BMI: 23.1 Loss: 1st6.5lb(12.54%)
#4
i normally just wrap it in a foil parcel as it is no cooking first (season ect aswell) then pop it in oven and i always cook it less then the normal time to cook it, u always no wen u over cook it, it all breaks up, cook it 8 mins less and shud be perfect xxx
 

ally7997

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S: 18st13lb C: 15st1lb Loss: 3st12lb(20.38%)
#6
Starlight said:
I buy steaming bags and pop them in the microwave :)
Yup same here for small pieces for sides I use my steamer or kettle!

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jen3

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S: 13st7.5lb C: 13st0.0lb G: 11st7lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 0st7.5lb(3.96%)
#7
I dont eat the skin. I marinade mine in dark soy sauce and ground ginger then pan fry in frylite. Then reduce the marinade and use as a bit of a sauce. I have it with stirfried mushrooms and spring onions and noodles
 

sugarpuffjane

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S: 17st6lb C: 15st2.5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 33.3 Loss: 2st3.5lb(12.91%)
#8
I had a salmon steak last night and tried something different. I cooked it in foil and spread a laughing cow extra light cheese on top and added prawns and lemon juice. Was quite nice, but I will try Jeanette (Jen3) recipe next time.
 

ally7997

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S: 18st13lb C: 15st1lb Loss: 3st12lb(20.38%)
#10
caroline5th said:
Kettle. How do you cook it in a kettle????
I put mine in a parax dish. Some seasoning and White wine vinegar and put it in themicrowave. Yum
A salmon kettle not an actual kettle! Although............

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S: 12st4.6lb C: 11st1.6lb G: 10st4lb BMI: 24 Loss: 1st3lb(9.85%)
#12
I steam mine in a seperate tray to my veg in my steamer for 20mins. Lovely :) xx
 


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