Fish Recipe For Pot Salmon
For a balanced, super-quick family meal, this fish recipe for Pot Salmon takes all the fuss out of cooking frozen salmon in this fish recipe. No necessary defrosting! It has to be one of your new year’s goals to get into the habit of serving fish once a week. The salmon, cooks through and through and ready for a pat of butter, a fresh sprinkling of dill, and a squeeze of lemon, turned out juicy, flake-tender, and flavourful. This fish recipe is filling yet doesn’t make you feel overfull.
Salmon for picky eaters
At the dinner table, this pot salmon dish is a huge win; kids love it. Click the link for an excellent smoked-salmon-and-red-pepper-pasta.
How to make instant pot salmon
It is super-fast and straightforward to make this recipe. Into the Instant Pot’s, pour one cup of liquid (3⁄4 cup water, 1⁄4 cup lemon juice), then put the steamer insert above it. On top of the steamer rack, place three frozen salmon fillets topped with dill and a slice of lemon on each fillet.
Next, press the “manual” button, lock the cover, and set it for five minutes. Using the fast release option to release the pressure as soon as the timer beeps. (Make sure you hold your hand out of the way of the steam, it comes out fast!) And that’s it!
Tips for success
Please make sure the size of the salmon fillets are even, so they cook evenly. Use fillets that are around 6 oz. using “skin-on” fillets is perfectly fine. Make sure that the fillets do not overlap, or you will get some undercooked spots.
Add an extra minute to the cooking time if your salmon is extremely big (or even wait a minute before you vent the steam.)
What to serve with instant pot salmon
With a side of brown rice and a green vegetable, goes will with salmon. Green beans, broccoli, asparagus, or snow peas all match well with salmon. The salmon itself is delicious or have some more fresh dill and lemon juice on the side if you prefer.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 402mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g
Three medium-sized lemons
3/4 cup water
Four salmon fillets
One bunch of dill
One tablespoon of unsalted butter
1/4 of a teaspoon of salt
1/4 of a black pepper teaspoon
One cup of rice, brown, raw
Four cups of green beans
Place 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice on the bottom of the Instant Pot, plus 3/4 cup water. Attach the steamer insert.
On top of the steamer insert, place the frozen salmon fillets.
Sprinkle on top of the fresh salmon, dill, then place a slice of fresh lemon on top of each one
Lock the lid of the Instant Pot, then set the 5-minute timer.
Click cancel when the timer beeps and carefully flip the fast release valve to let the pressure out.
Serve with butter, extra dill and lemon, and salt and pepper. Eat immediately.