When my daughter was little she loved salmon and would request salmon with steamed broccoli and rice! Honest, that's what she would ask for. I first started to make salmon on the George Foreman Grill, the little one. I had one just for fish. It took 4 1/2 minutes to cook. I would just put a piece of salmon on a plate and pour some Goya Mojo Marinade over it while the grill warmed up and Viola! It was done, and my little girl loved it.
The grill was nice and it let me know how to cook the fish for the right done-ness. I hated the clean up of the grill though...I couldn't just plunk it in some water and clean it. It dripped all over and I used too many paper towels...well you get the idea. So then I started baking it in my...you guessed it...stoneware baking dish, and was able to finally get the timing down so it is cooked right.
This is a new dish that I got from CSN after I used a gift certificate that I won from Seaside Simplicity. I was so excited to win. I have been wanting to replace my rice cooker which gave out after years of use. So after this I was able to get this beautiful Le Creuset 9" square baker it came with a 5" dish too, and my rice cooker! How cool is that? Thanks Martha!
I tried to get a photo of the dish...sorry it's blurry. That's what happens when you take photos as you cook, then check them out on the computer after everything is all done. Too late.
Back to the fish...so this is what I did for this one...
I found we really like Goya Mojo Marinade best, and it is actually made near us here, up in Palmetto Florida, so that's extra special. Plus if your child likes it, and eats fish because of it... why change anything?
Drizzle a little oil in the dish so the fish won't stick, then pour on some mojo over it all. Sometimes I will put some French fried onions crumbled on half of the fish for us. This time I ventured out and used some of my Dukkah nut and spice mix. This recipe makes a lot so I just freeze it and pull some out when I need it. I use it in salads, or on Chicken Breast with Goat Cheese and Dukkah. I'll bet you'll find more things to use the dukkah on or in.
Okay... so after the fish is in the dish, and mojo poured over top, sprinkle or dump some on some dukkah and press it in a little. You can drizzle a little more oil over the top if you like, I didn't do that this time. I guess it's not really "crusted" with the dukkah it more like "topped" . Sometimes when I do crust it I might use dijon or something else to make it stick more.
Bake 20 minutes at 350°F - or if it is a thick piece like this one was, I baked it 25-30 minutes.
It came out nice and moist inside and a little crunch of the spice/nut topping. My daughter is widening her tastes and ate it with the dukkah on top (usually she'd scrape it off).
So lovely to personalize your ornaments! Very creative of you Lyndsey:D And congratulations on winning that lovely dish, that salmon looks delicious in it...wishing you Happy Holidays!ReplyDelete
The salmon looks delicious. Love your Christmas decorations, now I know what to do with all my shells. Happy Holidays. DianeReplyDelete
Beautiful ornaments! I've never heard of Goya Mojo Marinade, but your salmon looks so tasty; I can almost smell it.looks so healty good.ReplyDelete
What alovely dish & tree & doggie! Nice home & comforting meal.ReplyDelete
Those ornaments were really lovely and your salmon looks delicious.ReplyDelete
wow..wonderful post ...enjoyed the clicks..ReplyDelete
This salmon look amazing and nice Lyndset! I laugh literally! with your dog, Mouska is like your dog she sleep under my daugther bed, Love your dog! Have a loely Christmas!! gloriaReplyDelete
Your tree ornaments are brilliant. What an amazing and creative idea.ReplyDelete
And the salmon! I wonder if I could find that marinade here - I will let you know if I do.
First off...what creativity your Maranda has within her...just adorable and very original.ReplyDelete
About poor Tucker...how could you shuffle him from his territory? LOL...I'm sure a few treats helped out with the situation ;)
Finally...yum on that salmon delicacy. I love stirring things up when putting one of my favourite dishes together. Thanks for these ingredients.
Happy Holidays going forward Lyndsey ;o)
Ciao for now,
Mmmmm...the salmon sounds delicious...and I love your ornaments :D Merry Christmas to you and your family :DReplyDelete
The salmon looks good. I very much like the sea urchin snowmen. What a fabulous idea!ReplyDelete
That sounds like awonderful salmon dish..ReplyDelete
Oh my ! Look at those sea urchin ornaments..Better than any expensive store bought ones for sure :-)And the scallop shell angel is so cute..Who wouldn't love to have one of those as a gift :D
Your salmon dish look so good and comfort. Ya, refer your comment leave in my blog about fresh turmeric, using the fresh turmeric giving a better aroma than powder turmeric. Wishing you a blessed Christmas and Happy New Year.ReplyDelete
Your home looks wonderfully festive and the salmon is a delight. I hope you have a wonderful day. Blessings...MaryReplyDelete
Hi Lindsey, happy holidays! Your ornaments are a great idea! I particularly like the jellyfish : )ReplyDelete
I really love the sea urchin ornament. And salmon is one of our favorites in our kitchen.ReplyDelete
I wish you a very merry Christmas filled with wonderful food, family and friends. Happy holidays to you and your family. Be good 'cause Santa Claus comes tonight.
Your salmon sounds delicious, love it! Your home is very pretty with all the beautiful decorations. Tucker is a doll!!! Merry Christmas to you and your family!ReplyDelete
The salmon flakes perfectly! Yummy!ReplyDelete
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Delicious salmon I can't wait to cook this!ReplyDelete
Lovely decor and cute doggie!
Sending the warmest Christmas wishes to you and your family. May God shower his choicest blessings on you and your family this Christmas!
Passion4Food here to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year. May 2011 bring you lots of happiness and friendship. Have an awesome day with your love ones!!ReplyDelete
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