Javanese Roasted Salmon and Wilted Spinach

Recipe by yooper
READY IN: 30mins




  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Melt 1/2 cup butter in heavy large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add crushed red pepper and garlic and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add sugar, whisk until mixture is melted and smooth and begins to bubble, about 4 minutes.
  • Whisk in lime juice and soy sauce.
  • Increase heat and boil until reduced to 1 1/2 cups, about 2 minutes.
  • Add cornstarch mixture and boil until thick, about 3 minutes.
  • Set sauce aside.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in heavy large skillet over high heat.
  • Working in batches, cook salmon until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Transfer to baking sheet.
  • Spoon 1 tablespoon sauce over each fillet.
  • Roast until fish is opaque in center, about 5 minutes.
  • Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add spinach and toss until wilted but still bright green, about 3 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Using tongs, divide spinach among 8 plates.
  • Top each with salmon fillet, drizzle with remaining sauce and serve.