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Red Lobster Broiled Dill Salmon
Home chefs that want to add a new seafood dish to their repertoire can learn how to make this Red Lobster Broiled Dill Salmon recipe quickly and easily. Since the recipe includes few ingredients and little preparation, cooks can put this entrée together and serve it as a weeknight dinner for their families, instead of having to go out to Red Lobster to enjoy it.
Salmon is a common seafood entree in the United States and around the world. Broiling salmon is considered one of the healthiest ways to prepare it, along with grilling and oven baking. Since the fish is not coated in fat or breading, it's also a relatively light meal.
|Image Source: Red Lobster.com|
|Customer service phone||(800)562-7837|
|Served as||Main dish|
|Main ingredients||Salmon steaks, butter, dill|
|Similar to||Broiled salmon|
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Red Lobster Broiled Dill Salmon Ingredients
- 1/2 cup melted butter or olive oil
- 2 tsp. lemon juice
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
- 1/8 tsp. red pepper
- 4 salmon steaks, cut 1” thick (about 2 pounds)
Recipe courtesy of Red Lobster
Broiled Dill Salmon Recipe
- In a small bowl, combine the melted butter, lemon juice, salt, dill, and red pepper. Stir well.
- Preheat the oven broiler and move the oven rack so that it sits five inches from the heat source.
- Lightly grease a cookie sheet and then place the salmon steaks on it. Alternately, a jelly roll pan lined with aluminum foil works just as well and may prevent dripping while cooking.
- Brush the steaks with half of the seasoned butter mixture from the bowl.
- Place the salmon in the oven and broil for 5 to 10 minutes with the oven door open.
- Adjust the oven temperature to 400 degrees, close the oven door, and bake the salmon for 5 to 8 minutes more.
- Remove the steaks from the oven and brush with the remaining seasoned butter. Serve.
Salmon with Mustard Dill Sauce
- Red Lobster recommends serving this dish with either a light lager beer or Chenin Blanc wine.
- When using fresh dill, as in this recipe, cooks should avoid washing it until they’re ready to use it. Dill should be stored in the refrigerator in a plastic bag for no more than 7 to 10 days. When chopping fresh dill, cooks should not cut the stems too finely.
- If you prefer not to use the broiler, you can simply preheat the oven to 400 degrees in step 2. Then bake the seasoned fish for 20 to 25 minutes, skipping the broiling step. If you're worried about a possible mess from cooking the fish on a baking sheet, you can substitute a 13 x 9 baking dish instead.
- For a slight recipe variation, consider making a lemon dill sauce for garnish. Omit the dill in the fish seasoning mixture and combine 6 ounces of plain Greek yogurt with 1/8 cup of chopped fresh dill, 2 tbsp. of lemon juice, and 1 chopped garlic clove. Serve the mixture over each cooked fish fillet.
- Cucumber dill sauce also works well with this broiled salmon dish. Make your own by mixing plain yogurt, chopped cucumber, diced tomato, lemon juice, minced garlic, and curry powder.
- Mustard dill sauce is another topping that suits this entree. Combine sour cream, fresh dill, diced onions, minced garlic, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper to make a quick a mustard sauce.
Broiled Dill Salmon is a main dish entrée only, so you might want to include a couple of other restaurant signature side dishes along with it such as Red Lobster’s Rice Pilaf or KFC’s Bean Salad. If this dish is a big hit at the dinner table, you may want to try other Red Lobster salmon dishes such as Maple Glazed Salmon and Shrimp, Asian Garlic Grilled Salmon and Orange Rum Glazed Salmon.
Also See: How to Make Red Lobster Rice Pilaf, How to Make KFC Bean Salad, How to Make Red Lobster Asian Garlic Grilled Salmon, How to Make Red Lobster Maple Glazed Salmon and Shrimp, How to Make Red Lobster Orange Rum Glazed Salmon, How to Make Red Lobster Maple Glazed Salmon and Shrimp, How to Make a Bloomin' Onion