Salmon is a salmon predatory fish that can grow up to 150 cm in length and weigh 24 kilograms. On the back, she has a small red-gray fat fin, characteristic of salmonids, a large head and jaw with lots of teeth. Young individuals have dark red spots on their sides, and old ones have uneven black spots. This is one of the most recognizable, popular and respected fish in the world. It is found in the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean, in the rivers of North America, Europe, the North and Baltic Seas.
Salmon is suitable for snacks, for sandwiches or salads, for lunch or dinner. Shish kebab from salmon is especially tasty . It contains few calories, it affects the condition of the heart well. Well cooked, the salmon is very tasty. A portion of this fish contains protein and so-called healthy fats that protect against heart disease. It should be remembered, however, that salmon dishes will be delicious and healthy if cooked from very fresh fish. When selecting fillets or portions of chicken, you need to touch them. Fresh fish should be fairly dense in consistency.
Raw salmon quickly deteriorates. If you plan to cook shish kebab from salmon in two or three days, it should be poured with lemon juice and even overlaid with lemon slices, refilled with oil and stored in foil. For a longer time it is better to freeze it (in this form, the salmon can be stored for up to a month).
But how to cook shish kebab from salmon? Simple enough. For this, a fish fillet is suitable, which must be cleaned of the skins. Then prepare the marinade proper. It can be varied. For example, you can chop the garlic, pour olive oil or other oil, pour the seasoning on the fish, squeeze the juice of the lemon and add dill. Remember, you do not need to add salt to the marinade - the salmon contains it. When the pickle is ready, grate it with salmon and put in the refrigerator for at least an hour. After that, put the fish on the foil and bake on the grill. The amount of spices depends on the individual tastes and the fillet itself. Do not overdo it with garlic, because it can block the taste of salmon. The fish on the grill turns out delicious, fragrant, light and simply melts in the mouth.
A very unusual salmon is obtained in combination with kiwi. To prepare this dish you need to cut salmon fillets into large cubes. Kiwi peeled, then cut in half and quarter. On toothpicks string in a piece of salmon with a piece of kiwi. Prepare the marinade - 2 tablespoons of olive oil, chopped clove of garlic, ¼ teaspoon of pepper, juice of half a lemon, a teaspoon of soy sauce. Mix all the ingredients and pour the marinade prepared mini skewers. Bake in a preheated oven at 190 ° C for 10 minutes.
Very tasty shish kebab from salmon is obtained with marinade from tomato juice. To make it, you need to mix the juice with 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil, salt, 2 cloves of chopped garlic and ½ teaspoon dried thyme.
Succulent and delicious is a shish kebab from salmon and pineapple. In the aromatic glaze of roasted garlic and spicy chili peppers in combination with lemon juice, it can be prepared on a grill, griddle or in the oven. To do this, cut the salmon fillets into small cubes and remove all the bones. On the skewer alternately string pineapple with pieces of fish. Prepare the glaze. For this, uncooked garlic and peeled onions and cut into two pieces on a dry frying pan. After that, clean garlic, add chili, vinegar, sugar and salt and grind everything in a blender. This glaze to grease the salmon on the skewers. Fry on the grill for two minutes over high heat. Cooked shish kebab from salmon should be sprinkled with finely chopped parsley and served with hot lemon cream.
In the frying pan shish kebab should be fried on both sides for one minute or put it on a baking tray and bake for only a few minutes. Shish kebab gives off a lot of juice during cooking, therefore, in order to keep the salmon juicy, you need to cook it on high fire.