Sunday, May 31, 2009

kristin's lemon salmon linguine...

this dish is so yummy & easy!  the light lemon sauce is perfect for summer grilling.  it would be great with some grilled asparagus or some summer squash!  give it a try this week.


{Kristin’s Lemon Salmon Linguine}

1 TBSP butter

1 TBSP olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

1 1/2 cup chicken broth

1 TBSP fresh basil, chopped

1 tsp. grated lemon zest

3 TBSP fresh lemon juice

salt & pepper to taste

12 oz. linguine, cooked & drained

1 lb. salmon fillets

1/2 cup half & half or heavy cream

Pre heat broiler.  Spray broiler pan with non-stick cooking spray.

Warm butter & oil in a medium sauce pan over medium heat.  Add garlic & cook for 2 minutes.  Stir in chicken broth, basil, lemon zest & 2 TBSP lemon juice.  Season with salt & pepper.  Reduce heat to low & simmer for 5 minutes.

Place salmon on the prepared broiling pan.  Sprinkle with the remaining 1 TBSP lemon juice.  Broil, 4 inches away from heat, for 5 minutes per side, or until frish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Slowly stir half & half  into the butter & lemon mix in the sauce pan.  Pour half of the sauce over cooked linguine & toss lightly.  Place salmon over the pasta & pour the remaining sauce over the top.  Serve immediately.

** In the summer i usually grill the salmon topped with sliced lemon & butter.  turn carefully.


Hoagland Family said...

I have one word, HEAVENLY!!

Chef Zoidberg said...

I gotta admit, that looks REALLY tasty!