2016 Cookery Project — Panko Crusted Honey Mustard Salmon and Roasted Potatoes

We’re nearing the halfway mark in my 2016 Cookery Project, and, on the whole, I’m happy with my progress so far.  The object of the game was to get out of my cooking comfort zone, to learn some new techniques and combinations, and to expand my culinary repertoire.  After a slow start—I shouldn’t have kicked off the project right before DC Restaurant Weeks, which kept me busy and well-fed from mid-January through early February—I found my footing.

Today’s lunch was Panko Crusted Honey Mustard Salmon, based on a recipe from the Cooking Classy web site.  I mixed honey, Dijon mustard, and minced garlic in a bowl, then brushed the mixture over the top of the salmon and then put it face down in a dish of Panko bread crumbs, shredded parsley, and lemon zest.   I repeated the procedure with the other side of the salmon, then seasoned the fish with salt and pepper and moved it to an oiled cookie sheet.  When I’d prepped all the salmon slices, I baked them for 15 minutes.

I found the Roasted Potatoes recipe on the Yummly site.  I drizzled olive oil and melted butter over diced gold potatoes, then stirred in parsley, smoked paprika, and garlic powder.

It was a good lunch.  Everything worked.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s