Orange Braised Alaskan Salmon
•1 pound Alaskan salmon filet, substitute any pacific salmon
•2 oranges, 1 sliced in 1/4 inch slices and one juiced
•1/2 teaspoon sea salt
•1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried dill
•1 tablespoon lemon zest
•1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
•1 teaspoon paprika
•1 tablespoon olive oil
•1/4 cup dry white wine
•1/4 cup water
In a small bowl, toss together salt through paprika to make a rub. Rinse salmon filets and remove any pin bones. Rub sea salt rub into the fleshy side of the salmon and allow to rest 10 minutes. Heat olive and lightly sear salmon, skin side up in the oil. Turn salmon skin side down. Add orange slices, juice of one orange, 1/4 cup of water and white wine and cover. Braise for 7-10 minutes depending on the thickness of the filet, until no longer lucent. Do not over cook.
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