2 Quarts water
1 Med. onion, sliced
1/4 Cup fresh lemon juice
10 whole black peppercorns
2 Teaspoon salt
2 Bay leaves
6 1” inch thick salmon steaks
Bring first 6 ingredients to boil in heavy large sauce pan. Reduce heat, Cover and simmer 30 minutes. Add 3 salmon steaks to sauce pan and simmer just until cooked through, about 6 minutes. Transfer to plate. Repeat cooking technique with remaining 3 salmon steaks. Cover, refrigerate salmon until chilled, about 2 hours. Can be prepared 1 day ahead.
1 Cup mayonnaise
1/4 Cup buttermilk
2 Tablespoon chopped fresh dill or 2 Teaspoon dried
1 Tablespoon minced fresh parsley
2 Teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 Teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 Small clove of garlic, pressed
Fresh dill sprigs (optional)
Mix first seven ingredients in small bowl. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Top salmon steaks with lemon slices and dill sprigs. Serve with sauce.
This is an easy shrimp recipe that is excellent. The cream sherry, black pepper, fresh tomatoes and parsley work well together. Serve with a crisp salad and bread.