–salmon (size of 4 decks of cards, 1 pound)
–tarragon (bottled, one-half teaspoon)
–potatoes (2, medium, cut into 1-inch pieces, retain peeling)
–green onions (2 stalks, diced)
–lemon (fresh, sliced)
–lemon juice (bottled)
–salt and pepper
1 – Scrub the potatoes, and then cut into 1-inch pieces, retaining the peeling. Place in a covered baking dish with 1 inch of water. Season with salt, pepper, and a few drops of olive oil. Microwave on high for 8 minutes.
2 – Nestle the salmon amid the potatoes. Drench in lemon juice. Season with salt, pepper, tarragon, and olive oil. With a very sharp knife, slice a lemon, and then place the slices on top of the salmon. Dice 2 stalks of green onions, and place on top of the lemon slices. Finish with a drop or two of olive oil.
3 – Microwave on high for 9 minutes. Salmon should be flaky, but not raw on the inside.
4 – Serve the salmon and potatoes hot.
–salmon and potatoes adapted from Real Simple magazine.