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Video: How to Cook Salmon

See how to choose and prepare salmon fillets.

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Salmon is a rich, flavorful fish and one of the healthiest foods around. It's a top source of heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids and a great protein source. Salmon is also very easy to cook. In this video, you’ll learn how to cook salmon in the oven. We’ll show you how to choose and prepare and season salmon fillets. You’ll see why center cuts of salmon make the best, most tender fillets for cooking and learn how to bake salmon so you get a crisp, flavorful crust without overcooking the fish. It’s simple! You’ll get tips for judging doneness and learn why it’s best to remove salmon from the oven while it’s still slightly underdone. You’ll also see a neat tip for pulling off the salmon skin with ease. See top-rated salmon recipes.

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Jul. 5, 2015 3:19 pm
I've made salmon this way a few times now, and it comes out perfect every time! I like using lemon-herb seasoning. My 8-yr-old used to loathe fish, but now he actually ASKS for it :) And I never remove the skin - that's the best part ;P
Dec. 16, 2014 5:59 am
This is the best way I have every cooked salmon. I have made it this way about a dozen times now and it comes out perfect EVERY time. I always make my own asian glaze that I add after I flip the salmon. 9 year old son loves it so much he requests it for his birthday.
Aug. 22, 2014 6:24 pm
I have cooked this several times and now my daughter thinks I make the greatest salmon in the world. And the girl hates fish! We'll keep this recipe between us AllRecipes. Thanks.
Aug. 16, 2014 6:05 pm
This instruction video was very helpful. I followed it earlier to make dinner, and... well simply it worked. The salmon came out good.
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Aug. 3, 2014 10:07 pm
This is the best recipe I have ever used. I have always over cooked my salmon but this recipe was not complicated at all! This time my salmon came out buttery, flaky and my family loved it. My grand kids Emily and Eric loved it too. Great!
Jul. 16, 2014 10:02 am
Thank you! Video was very helpful and my salmon looked and tasted good.
Jul. 4, 2014 9:18 am
I cook my salmon on the grill with Pam on a pan for grilling. I also spray the salmon with Pam and add spices, this is really good.
Jun. 25, 2014 10:55 am
How do I add this video to my recipe box?
Jun. 13, 2014 6:10 am
This video was so helpful, I didn't know to bake the salmon skin side up for 5 minutes and the skin would peel right worked perfectly! My salmon turned out so delicious, I will always use this method to cook salmon :)
May 1, 2014 5:40 pm
THANK YOU for this video. Made this tonight and it was perfect! I topped it with a Ginger glaze- FANTASTIC!
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