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Salmon with Scallions & Bacon


We choose wild salmon over farm-raised. Farmed fish are fed mainly on soy-based pellets and tend to have a milder flavor. It's a no-brainer for this salmon recipe.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 8 pieces Applegate Natural Sunday Bacon
  • 1lb. wild salmon filet, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and coarsely chopped
  • White wine (optional)

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Directions

  1. Cook the bacon in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat, turning the slices occasionally, until brown and crisp.
  2. Remove from the pan and drain on paper towel.
  3. Pour off most of the bacon grease and set the skillet aside.
  4. Rub the salmon pieces with the olive oil.
  5. Sprinkle with salt and a little pepper on all sides.
  6. Using the same skillet brown the salmon on both sides over medium heat.
  7. Add the scallions scattering them around the salmon.
  8. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes.
  9. Transfer salmon to a platter or plates then spoon the scallions on top of each piece.
  10. Add a splash of wine or water to the skillet and cook stirring with a wooden spoon, scraping up any browned bits, for about a minute.
  11. Spoon the sauce over the salmon.
  12. Garnish the salmon with the bacon.

Salmon with bacon. You never would have put them together, would you? Well, that's what we're here for.


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