my go-to baked salmon

I haven’t blogged in months!  But to be fair, we’ve hardly spent any time at home in months (not that I’m complaining).  Last night I whipped up some baked salmon the same way I’ve been making it for as long as I can remember.  It’s honestly too easy and you only need 4 ingredients.  It does involve a healthy/not so healthy dose of mayonnaise but don’t let that deter you. I looooove mayo, but Rock, not so much. The first time I made this for him he was visibly grossed out like the hater that he is but that was before he actually tasted it!  Just try it; it’s so good.

for 4 servings:

4 salmon fillet portions (since we’re in MJ far away from any oceans, I like to use the wild BC sockeye fillets that come frozen from Costco)  /  4 heaping tbsp of Hellman’s mayonnaise (you can use more or less it’s up to you. I really have to restrain myself from piling on a mountain of mayo)  /  salt and pepper

 

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Preheat the oven to 400F and spread a piece of parchment paper on a baking sheet. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper and then spread a heaping tbsp of mayo on top of each fillet. It’s not the prettiest thing right now, but it’ll get better!

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Bake for About 12 minutes or until the salmon is cooked through.  Then switch on the broiler just to brown the tops a bit, making sure to keep an eye on things so you don’t end up with a burnt dinner. And voila!

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