Salmon Provencal

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

Salmon Provencal means fried and/or baked salmon served with a fresh sauce made of tomatoes, red onion, and fresh herbs. You can have it all year round, and you’ll feel the summer taste.

Ingredients Needed for Salmon Provencal

10 ounces of salmon, 2 fillets
3 tablespoons of olive oil
salt
1 large tomato
1 small red onion, diced
1 tablespoon fresh basil, diced
1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, diced
1 spring onion, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

How to Cook Salmon Provencal

  1. Preheat the oven to 360˚F/180˚C.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a stainless steel skillet and lay the salmon fillets in it, skin-side down. Season with salt. Cook the fillets for 30 seconds on each side, on high heat.
  3. Move the skillet to the oven and bake for 12 minutes.
  4. Fill a medium pot halfway with water, salt it, and bring it to a boil over medium-high heat. Immerse the tomato in boiling water for 25-35 seconds, then transfer it in cold water for 1 minute. Peel the tomato, remove its core, then dice it.
  5. Add the diced tomato, red onion, fresh basil, fresh tarragon, and spring onion to a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil, lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar. Stir to combine everything.
  6. Serve the salmon with the fresh tomato and onion sauce.

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