Fresh salmon needs only quick, simple cooking. For this recipe of herb crusted salmon, the salmon is cooked under the broiler. The bread-crumb crust is added just before the salmon is finished cooking to keep the crumbs from burning.
Red and sweet potatoes combine to give an interesting texture and slightly sweet flavor to complement the salmon. The red potato does not need to be peeled. Do peel the sweet potato.
- Farmed salmon can be substituted for wild salmon.
- Slice potatoes in food processor fitted with slicing blade.
- Fresh parsley can be used instead of cilantro.
- Preheat broiler.
- Start potatoes.
- While potatoes cook, make salmon.
- Complete potatoes.