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Alaskan Sockeye Salmon w/ Pesto

4-6 servings

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Listening to: The Man Who Lives Forever by Lord Huron

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts

  • 2 cups fresh basil

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese

  • 2-3 cloves of garlic

  • pinch of salt

  • whole sockeye salmon filleted, pin bones removed

Alaska Salmon Pesto 1
Alaska Pesto Salmon 2

Combine all ingredients, except salmon, into a food processor. Process until smooth and fragrant

Turn on broiler to medium, medium-high. Let broiler warm up while you prepare the salmon fillets.

Place the salmon fillets on a cookie sheet, skin side down. Spread all the pesto over the top of the salmon fillets evenly.

Broil the salmon for 10-12 minutes or until the salmon has an internal temperature of 145F