This gourmet salmon recipe is provided by my good friend Bill from Smoker Cooking and I think you will
thoroughly enjoy it.
It can be cooked in a smoker, on the grill,
or in your kitchen oven.
Salmon and Proscuitto…A Winning Combination
Salmon is a versatile food that can be prepared in a variety of ways. Whether grilled, smoked or baked, salmon is a true gourmet treat. This recipe combines fresh salmon with Proscuitto…an unusual combination that I’m sure you’ll like.
Proscuitto is a flavorful Italian style ham that is salt cured, then air dried for several months. The intensely flavored ham is usually cut into very thin slices that can be eaten as-is or used in recipes with other ingredients. This recipe pairs salmon with Proscuitto, and can be served as an entree’, or chilled, sliced, and served as an appetizer.
Gourmet Salmon Recipe
Ingredients for Proscuitto Wrapped Salmon
- 1 fresh salmon fillet, skinless, about 2 pounds/1 kilo
- 15-20 thin slices of Proscuitto (or excellent quality ham)
- 1 bunch green onions
- kosher salt
- black pepper, coarse ground
Cut the salmon fillet into one inch wide strips.
Slice a couple of the
green onions into thin, matchstick size strands. Use both the green and
white parts of the onions.
Lightly season the pieces of salmon with salt
Place strands of onion on top of the salmon, then wrap each
with a slice of Proscuitto.
Secure the Proscuitto in place with
Place the salmon in a shallow pan, and bake
in a preheated 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for ten to fifteen minutes,
or until the fish just starts to flake when tested with a fork.
Optionally, these can be charcoal or gas grilled, but be sure not
to place them directly over the coals or the gas flame.
heat and a covered grill. They can also be smoked in a food smoker, but
be sure to use a very small amount of a light flavored wood, such as
alder, so the flavor of this gourmet salmon recipe is enhanced but not
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Proscuitto Wrapped Salmon
By Liz Alderson, Mar 30, 2016
This Proscuitto Wrapped Salmon recipe combines fresh salmon with Proscuitto…an unusual combination that I’m sure you’ll like.
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Main Ingredient: salmon fillet, proscuitto