Oven-Roasted Salmon

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Oven-Roasted Salmon

Why This Recipe Works

For an oven-roasted salmon recipe that would give us a nicely browned exterior and a silky, moist interior, we developed a hybrid roasting method, preheating the oven to 500 degrees but then turning down the heat to 275 just before placing ...

Why This Recipe Works

For an oven-roasted salmon recipe that would give us a nicely browned exterior and a silky, moist interior, we developed a hybrid roasting method, preheating the oven to 500 degrees but then turning down the heat to 275 just before placing the fish in the oven. The initial blast of high heat firmed the exterior and rendered some excess fat. The fish gently cooked in the oven and stayed moist as the temperature slowly dropped. Our oven-roasted salmon recipe was complete when we added an easy relish with acidity and bright flavor to balance the richness of the fish.

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Salmon—Indoors and OutSeason 10, Ep. 1016

We were tired of having to choose between a crisp exterior and moist, flavorful flesh for our salmon, so we decided to develop a technique that delivers both. Watch as we demonstrate how to achieve th...