Roast Salmon with Caper Sauce

Source: Nancy Brown, Main Library ESOL teacher (2008)
Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 30 minutesTotal time: 40 minutes


3 T
margarine or butter
1⁄3 c
plain dried bread crumbs
1⁄4 c
loosely packed fresh parsley leaves, minced
3 T
capers, drained and minced
1 t
dried tarragon, crumbled
2 t
1⁄4 t
black pepper, coarsely ground
2 lb
whole salmon filet
3⁄4 c
sour cream
1⁄2 c
1⁄4 c
3 T
capers, drained and chopped


Preheat oven to 350 º. Melt margarine or butter; combine with bread crumbs, parsley, minced capers, tarragon, salt and pepper. Place salmon in baking dish, cover with margarine mixture and bake for 30 minutes.

Make caper sauce by mixing sour cream, mayonnaise, milk and chopped capers. Spoon over salmon.