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Salmon Dish

A salmon dish is a meal centerpiece that's beyond just delightful, it's nutritious too. Celebrated for its pink hue and melt-in-your-mouth texture, it can be cooked in a myriad of ways - grilled, smoked, poached, or baked. Eaten fresh or cured, a salmon dish can be a stand-alone meal or can be included in salads, bakes, and chowders. Salmon dishes are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, serving as a heart-friendly choice. Deliciously flaky, salmon pairs well with a range of flavors from lemony tang to earthy herbs. Whether it's a weekday dinner or a special occasion, a salmon dish is always an exquisite delight.
#87
IN SEAFOOD
134
CAL / 100G
$0.35
AVG / OZ
Salmon Dish
5%
CARBS
27%
FAT
68%
PROTEIN
2 Salmon Dish Products
Salmon Dish FAQ
When it comes to cooking a salmon dish, the most common questions revolve around its preparation and the cooking process. People often struggle with achieving the perfect level of doneness, ensuring the fish is not too dry or undercooked. One of the major things people go wrong with is overcooking the salmon, which makes it dry and tough. Other common issues include not seasoning it enough or not properly prepping the fish before cooking. Knowing the right techniques and understanding the properties of salmon can make a huge difference in the outcome of the dish. One little known tip for cooking salmon is to let it rest at room temperature for about 15 to 20 minutes before cooking. This brings the salmon up to room temperature and allows for more even cooking. Additionally, using fresh lemon juice to enhance the flavor instead of just using it as a garnish will intensify the tangy flavor. Another tip is to use minimum seasoning; allowing the natural flavor of salmon to shine through is an art.
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Expiration & Storage Tips
When does Salmon Dish expire?
Unopened, a pre-packaged salmon dish bought from the grocery store typically lasts for about 1 to 2 days in the refrigerator after the 'sell by' date on the package. Once opened, it's best to use within 1 to 2 days to ensure optimal freshness. If you have leftovers of the salmon dish from a restaurant or homemade, it should be eaten within 3 to 4 days. If properly frozen and stored at 0°F, it can last for up to 2-3 months.
How do you tell if Salmon Dish is bad?
With salmon dishes, it's generally pretty easy to tell if it's gone bad. First, you'll notice a funky, pungent smell. Fresh salmon should have a very mild scent, if any. A strong smell indicates it's no longer good to eat. Another telltale sign is a change in texture. If the salmon feels slimy or overly soft to the touch, it's time to toss it. Lastly, check for discoloration. If the salmon is turning a greenish-blue color or has milky-white residue on it, it's definitely past its prime.
Tips for storing Salmon Dish to extend shelf life
• Make sure to refrigerate the salmon dish within two hours of cooking or purchasing. • Store in airtight containers to keep the salmon from drying out. • When storing in the freezer, be sure to wrap the salmon tightly in plastic wrap and then in aluminum foil to prevent freezer burn. • Always defrost frozen salmon in the refrigerator, not on the counter, to maintain a steady temperature and prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. • If you're planning on serving the salmon cold (like in a salad), you can extend its freshness by keeping it on ice in the refrigerator.
Health Info
Macros
4g
CARBS
3g
FAT
18g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
LOW FAT
HIGH CALCIUM
MEDITERRANEAN
LOW CARB
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
Contains these allergens
FISH
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