The moist salmon steaks and simple sauce are cooked in the same skillet for each prep and cleanup. "Friends have found this dinner to be elegant and delicious," says Valerie Hutson of Byron, Minnesota.
"This salmon recipe is so easy, and people often tell me it's the best-tasting salmon they've ever had," says field editor Kathleen Jones of Newberg, Oregon. "The fish is moist and tender, and the dill sauce is a delightful complement."
The S&D test kitchen also tried these tartlets baked in the oven at 350º for 10 minutes. While they were delicious both ways, the no-bake version is easier to take to a potluck. —Diana Doran, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Our family raised chickens, making my mother naturally creative with eggs. Since dad didn't care for eggs alone but did like fish, she often mixed eggs with salmon. I still prepare this wholesome omelet today.
“I’ve been making this super-fast microwave dish for 20 years,“ shares Vicki Ruiz from Twin Falls, Idaho. “It couldn’t be easier or more delicious, and I always get compliments…even from people who don’t normally like fish!“
VICKI’S TIP. “Any leftovers make great salmon patties the next day. Simply add an egg and cracker crumbs to hold the salmon together, then fry in butter until both sides are golden brown.”
Helen Vail marinates salmon and vegetables in a pleasant lime mixture, then tucks individual portions into foil packets. "I like to serve them with grilled skewers of corn-on-the-cob rounds, mushrooms and cherry tomatoes," adds the Glenside, Pennsylvania cook.
Not only is this my husband's favorite meal, but it's a dish dinner guests enjoy as well. The delicate taste is a wonderful reminder that it is as delicious as it is healthy. —Joan Garneau of Ellenton, Florida