Cooking Time20 minutes
1 lb. fresh salmon
Salt and pepper to taste
Russian dressing (of your choice)
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. minced garlic
3 Tbsp. lemon juice
Ever wonder how Russian dressing got its name? After all, the piquant American garnish is made with mayonnaise, ketchup, and a few other savory ingredients — so where does Russia come in?
According to a 1957 New York Times article, one of the earliest versions of the recipe called for black caviar. Sounds good, right?
Though our rendition here may not be as luxurious as that, we can guarantee the flavor will be just as irresistible. Even better? This might be one of the easiest salmon recipes we've ever cooked up, too. In just three steps, you'll be ready to enjoy a delicious delight.
Plus, if you're a Russian dressing enthusiast, we're willing to bet you have all the necessary ingredients to prepare this salmon recipe in no time. Dressing? check! Super-fresh salmon from Oshēn? Double-check! Salt and pepper? Of course. Let's get started!
Chef Pro tip: Don’t forget to source the freshest fish. The better the dish, the tastier the recipe. Our suggestion is to use the our One Night Stand Box for this recipe.
Salmon Roasted With Russian Dressing
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Season salmon lightly with salt and pepper. Place fish into a baking dish greased with avocado oil. Make sure the fish is facing skin side down.
Whisk remaining ingredients from list in large bowl. Spread the sauce over salmon, reserving 1/3 for later.
Bake salmon on sheet pan at 400 degrees for ~12 minutes or until flakey. Serve with the reserved dressing.