SALMON FILLET BASIL PESTO WITH BALSAMIC VINEGAR AND GOURMET TUSCAN HERB OLIVE OIL IN LEMON – CLAM JUICE SAUCE

I used Cincinnati’s Spicy Olive gourmet ingredients in this recipe. . .to substitute, use traditional Italian spices like rosemary, garlic, basil, and oregano. . .

–salmon fillet (size of 2 decks of cards, one-half pound)

–basil pesto (ready-prepared; 3 tablespoons blended with 2 tablespoons water)

–balsamic vinegar (2 tablespoons)

–Tuscan herb olive oil (to substitute, sprinkle one-half teaspoon of rosemary, garlic powder, basil, and oregano atop the salmon and use extra virgin olive oil)

–lemon (3 squirts)

–clam juice (one-eighth cup)

–salt and pepper

1 – Place the salmon in a covered baking dish. Drench in lemon juice. Pour in the clam juice.

2 – Season the salmon with salt and pepper to taste. Spread basil pesto on top. Then pour a ribbon of balsamic vinegar down the length of the salmon fillet. Finish, generously, with olive oil.

3 – Microwave on high for 3 minutes.

4 – Serve the salmon with sauce hot.

–recipe original.

Author: Celia Hales

Site features gourmet Mediterranean microwave cooking, often featuring original recipes by the blogger as well as recipes by master chef Edward Giobbi; and a second site on the spiritual dimension of the law of attraction.

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