Salmon Basel Style

Beth Renzetti


A traditional Swiss recipe submitted for ZWT7. From a recipe handout from the GLOBUS chain of department stores in Switzerland.


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5 Min
15 Min
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  • 4 medium
    salmon, skinless filets
  • 1/2 medium
  • ·
    salt & pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 large
    onions, cut into thin rings
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    fish stock

How to Make Salmon Basel Style


  1. Season the fillets with salt and pepper, squeeze the lemon juice over them, and leave to marinate for a short time.
  2. Dredge the onion rings in the flour. Shake off the excess.
  3. Dredge the fish in the remaining flour, then brown quickly in the combined butter and oil for 5-6 minutes on each side. Brown the onion rings as well (after the fish have been removed from the pan).
  4. Arrange the fish on a warm plate and cover with the onion rings. Deglaze the pan with the fish stock and serve as a sauce over the salmon.
  5. This is typically served with boiled potatoes.

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About Salmon Basel Style

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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