Salmon with Asparagus and Herb Vinaigrette
Salmon and asparagus is a quick and easy weeknight pairing. Could we make it even easier?
Why This Recipe Works
To ensure a good sear on the fish in our Salmon with Asparagus recipe, we patted our salmon fillets dry before adding them to the pan over medium-high heat. After they had achieved a nicely browned crust, we reduced the heat to medium. This kept the texture from turning dry and chalky. For a side dish, we opted for thicker asparagus spears, which we cooked in a covered pan in a combination of oil and butter until they were browned on one side and perfectly cooked.
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