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The grocery store here has a kickin' sale on frozen wild salmon filets and we got some. I haven't ever made Salmon before and just stuck it on a pan with some lemon wheels on it, and let it bake.<br><br>
Two questions...<br>
1. Is there a better way to cook it?<br>
2. Do you eat the skin? Is it healthy to eat the skin?
 

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I don't eat the skin. I do pan fry it in coconut oil and butter with the skin on and then once it's cooked, the skin peels off easily.
 

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I eat the skin if it's pan-fried crispy, but not if it's been baked or steamed.<br><br>
The first time I ever ate salmon skin was a salmon skin hand roll at a sushi joint.... still one of my favoritest things to eat EVAH.<br><br>
You can do ANYTHING with salmon filets. Especially yummers with citrus, capers, red peppers, feta cheese, cracked black pepper.....
 

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I don't eat the skin, gives me the heebie geebies. I did a quick search for the nutrition of salmon skin and I didn't find much. Although, I'm sure there is something to it seeing as you CAN eat the skin, I just couldn't find it quickly.
 

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right inside the salmon skin is where the best fat is. My DH likes the salmon skin... I'll cook the salmon w/ the skin on, and then I will scrape the skin as thin as possible, and eat that... then I give the skin to DH or my puppy, whoever's quicker.<br><br>
I'll cook it with teriyaki sauce, or cajun seasoning and butter, or lemon-garlic-pepper... Lots of things. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Only if it's crispy. Or it's :puke and slimy.
 

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Bake it in the oven with a little olive oil. Skin comes right off (I don't eat it)<br>
Poach it with tarragon and dill<br>
Pan fry<br>
We had it poached yesterday for lunch, with sauteed spinach. Love that combo.
 

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I cook it with the skin on, then remove it before serving. I believe that more contaminants collect in the skin and fatty tissue right under the skin, so it is safest not to eat those parts.
 

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The skin skeeves me out, so no, I don't eat it. Usually the salmon we get from the farmer's market has the skin on, so I'll cook it that way and then take the skin off my piece (DP doesn't care).<br><br><a href="http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Firecracker-Grilled-Alaska-Salmon/Detail.aspx" target="_blank">My favorite way to prepare salmon</a>, although I just marinate and bake it. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eat.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Eat">:
 

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nope
 

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I prefer it grilled and don't eat the skin.
 

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I don't. DH and the dog do.<br><br>
Great recipe for salmon is to wrap it in foil or parchment with sprigs of rosemary, slices of lemon, slices of onion and salt and pepper to taste. Bake at about 450 until flaky. You can also do this w/o the foil or parchment, but I like to wrap it to keep it extra moist.
 

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I don't. I cook it with the skin on and peel it off while I'm eating it. My favorite and extremely unhealthy way to cook salmon is cover it with mayo and pepperjack cheese and bake it, then broil for a just a couple minutes. Its so good. I usually grill it though.
 
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