Crispy-Skinned Salmon with Cucumber-Herb Salad

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2024

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SERVES4

TIME30 minutes, plus 1 hour salting

Crispy-Skinned Salmon with Cucumber-Herb Salad

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To get perfectly cooked salmon with shatteringly crispy skin, we salted salmon fillets for an hour uncovered in the refrigerator to firm the flesh, season them throughout, and begin to dry out the skin. Starting the fish in a cold, covered,...

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