Category: Salmon

Salmon is a popular food. Classified as an oily fish, salmon is considered to be healthful due to the fish's high protein, high omega-3 fatty acids, and high vitamin D content. Salmon is also a source of cholesterol, with a range of 23–214 mg/100 g depending on the species. -- The vast majority of Atlantic salmon available on the world market are farmed (almost 99%), whereas the majority of Pacific salmon are wild-caught (greater than 80%). Canned salmon is usually wild Pacific catch, though some farmed salmon is available in canned form. Smoked salmon is another popular preparation method, and can either be hot or cold smoked. Lox can refer either to cold-smoked salmon or to salmon cured in a brine solution (also called gravlax). Traditional canned salmon includes some skin (which is harmless) and bone (which adds calcium). Skinless and boneless canned salmon is also available.
Baked Salmon in Thai Red Curry Sauce

Baked Salmon in Thai Red Curry Sauce

This Baked Salmon in Thai Red Curry Sauce is aromatic and delicious. Salmon steaks are baked for 20 minutes in an easy-to-make Thai red curry sauce that compliments the rich taste of the salmon. But unlike a lot of salmon sauce recipes, this one is lactose-free, calling for coconut milk instead of cream. If you’re game, cook or serve this salmon in a banana leaf boat.

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Choosing and Handling Salmon

Most people like salmon, even when they aren’t big fans of other fish varieties. It’s meaty texture, rich colour and flavour make it an appealing idea for a main course substitute for the old standbys. But, if you aren’t familiar with the varieties and choices in species and cuts, it can be a bit daunting when trying to determine what it is you want or need, as well as how your choice will determine how you cook it, or how it will taste.

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Salmon Kulebiaka

Salmon Kulebiaka

Kulebiaka is a savoury Russian pie traditionally filled with fish, rice, chopped egg, and mushrooms. Its a classic Russian savoury pie baked in pastry till golden brown.

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Ukha – Russian Fish Soup

Ukha is a clear Russian soup, made from various types of fish such as salmon or cod. It usually contains root vegetables, parsley root, leek, potato, bay leaf, dill, tarragon, and parsley, and is spiced with black pepper, saffron, nutmeg, and fennel seed.

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