Broiled Salmon


12 – 16 oz center-cut salmon fillet

lemon juice

salt and pepper to taste

2 tbs mayonnaise

1 small shallot, chopped

hot sauce

vegetable oil


• Remove fish skin. Salt and pepper the fillet. Marinate fish in lemon juice.

• Mix mayonnaise, shallots, and hot sauce. Spread it evenly on top of fish.

• Smear the bottom of a cast iron skillet with some oil. Heat until super hot.

• Place fish on skillet with bottom side down; immediately transfer it under broiler. Broil for 8 minutes or until the top is browned. No need to turn the fish.


Serves two, accompanied by sugar snap peas.


A slightly chilled glass of Beaujolais Villages would complement this dish.