Regal Salmon Delight

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Experience a culinary masterpiece with our Regal Salmon Delight. This luxurious seafood dish, easy enough for home cooks yet worthy of a royal feast, will captivate your taste buds and impress your guests. Follow our step-by-step guide to create this delectable entrée, featuring succulent shrimp filling and a zesty lemon glaze.

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Regal Salmon Delight

This dish has received rave reviews from readers for its luxurious flavor and impressive presentation. Despite its gourmet appearance, it’s surprisingly easy to prepare if you handle the fish fillets carefully.

Calories: 706 kcal/serving
Servings: 6
Preparation Time: 1 hour

Ingredients for 6 Servings

  • 1 salmon weighing 2 kg (4.4 lbs)
  • 5 cm (2 inches) ginger root
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

For the filling:

  • 400 g (14 oz) large cooked shrimp
  • 50 ml (1.7 fl oz) cream
  • 1 small bell pepper
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon seasoning for fish
  • Salt


Prepare the Salmon:

  1. Clean, gut, and thoroughly rinse the salmon.
  2. Make a deep cut along the backbone, slightly spread the flesh, and carefully cut along the ribs to divide the fish into two halves.
  3. Remove the backbone, tail, fins, rib bones, and any small bones.
  4. With a very sharp knife, make deep crosswise cuts on the skin of one fillet.

Regal Salmon Delight

Regal Salmon Delight

Make the Filling:

  1. Chop the green onions diagonally into small pieces.
  2. Remove seeds from the bell pepper and slice it into thin half-rings.
  3. Peel and mince the garlic and ginger.
  4. Peel and halve the shrimp lengthwise.
  5. Heat the olive oil in a skillet and sauté the onions, bell pepper, ginger, and garlic until soft, about 3-4 minutes.
  6. Pour in the cream, stir, and cook until the mixture thickens.
  7. Add the shrimp and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and season with salt.

Regal Salmon Delight

Assemble the Dish:

  1. Place a piece of parchment paper on your workspace, the size of your baking sheet.
  2. Lay out 4 pieces of string, each 30 cm (12 inches) long, at equal intervals on the parchment.
  3. Place the fillet without cuts, skin side down, on top of the string.
  4. Evenly spread the prepared filling over the fish. Sprinkle with lemon seasoning.
  5. Cover with the second fillet, pressing down lightly.
  6. Tie the strings to secure the fish.

Regal Salmon Delight

Regal Salmon Delight

Bake the Salmon:

  1. Preheat your oven to 220°C (425°F).
  2. Carefully transfer the parchment with the fish onto a preheated baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes.

Prepare the Sauce and Serve:

  1. In a small saucepan, heat the lemon juice, honey, and soy sauce.
  2. Transfer the cooked fish to a serving dish, drizzle with the sauce, cover with foil, and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  3. Regal Salmon Delight

Fun Fact:

For the filling, you can also use small cooked and peeled shrimp. You’ll need about 250 g (8.8 oz) of them.

Regal Salmon Delight

Enjoy this elegant and flavorful dish that combines the richness of salmon with the vibrant taste of shrimp and a tangy lemon glaze. Perfect for special occasions or when you want to treat yourself to a gourmet meal at home.

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