Salt-Cooked Salmon

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 312 calories
    • Fat 18 g
    • Sat Fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 100 mg
    • Sodium 100 mg
    • Protein 34 mg
    • Carbohydrate 0 g
    • Fiber 0 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 22 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 3/4pound center-cut salmon fillet with skin
  2. Check 2cups kosher salt
  3. Check 1/4teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Season the salmon with a little salt and the pepper. Pour the remaining salt into a large cast-iron skillet.
  2. Place the skillet over high heat until the salt begins to smoke. Put the salmon, skin-side down, on the salt.
  3. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 10 minutes or just until the salmon is no longer translucent.
  4. Remove from heat. Lift the salmon fillet from the skin and serve.