Baked Salmon With Caper Sauce

Total Time
5 mins
20 mins

This is English cookery at its best! Recipe given by James Beard.

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  1. Rub the salmon steaks with lemon juice and brush them with melted butter.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Arrange in a baking dish and bake in preheated hot oven (425°F) for about 20 minutes, basting with a combination of melted butter and lemon juice every 5 minutes.
  4. Do not turn.
  5. Arrange the cooked salmon steaks on a hot platter.
  6. Mix the pan juices with the chopped parsley and capers, and pour over the steaks.
  7. If additional liquid is needed, add a little dry vermouth or white wine.
  8. Good with new potatoes, dressed with butter and parsley, and a cucumber salad.
  9. Makes 4 servings.