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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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Mar. 29, 2014 10:26 pm
What a foolproof guide! I love salmon but I'm tired of paying BIG bucks at restaurants. With this step by step guide, this will be a snap!! (Now I just have to find a guide on which salmon to buy. king, sockeye, pink etc)
Mar. 5, 2014 2:28 pm
I'm recently single, a new vegetarian, and learning to cook. This video was super helpful!!
Feb. 7, 2014 3:46 pm
I am a beginner. Is it okay to use bottled lemon juice or should I just stick to fresh squeezed ?
Jan. 24, 2014 10:06 am
My salmon came out so delicious...I will always follow this recipe!
Nov. 7, 2013 4:17 am
I think this is an excellent video - everything is very clear and precise. My salmon turned out perfect. Thanks for the video.
Oct. 7, 2013 9:29 am
My method of cooking salmon is to poach it in wine: For 2 good size filets. Fresh or frozen. Use 1/2 to 3/4C white wine, pour into skillet using medium/high heat. Add 1TBSP dill and juice of 1 lemon. Bring to simmer and add salmon filets, skin side up, cook 5-8 min, turn salmon and cook for 5-8 minutes addt'l. Remove from pan with tongs, set on cutting board and remove skin. Serve with salad and crusty bread/roll.
Sep. 27, 2013 5:54 pm
Couldn't someone clean the Oven, it ruins the video.
Aug. 7, 2013 2:26 pm
TEXT, please
Jul. 14, 2013 11:02 am
Would you please either email me or post the steps to cook it the way is instructed? I like to try it but is going to fast for my writing. Thanks :)
Jul. 9, 2013 3:00 pm
I've never made salmon before and followed this as a guideline. Ended up turning out well, a little over cooked, but thankfully not dry. I will playing around with this next time I make salmon to see if I can improve.
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