How to Cook the Perfect Fillet of Salmon
4 Salmon fillets 200g per portion or trout fillets
1 tbsp table salt
1 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp olive oil
1 spring of thyme
1 tbsp butter
1 lemon cut in half
Mix the sugar and salt together in a bowl.
Place the fillet of salmon skin side down on a plate and sprinkle the sugar and salt mixture over the top.
Leave the fish to cure for 1 hour, then wash the fish to remove the cure.
Pat fry with kitchen towel, then drizzle with olive oi, season with salt and pepper on both sides.
Pre heat a non stick frying pan and cook the fish skin side down for 6 minute.
Add the thyme and butter.
Turn the fish over and place a lid on pan.
Cook for a further 5 minutes and your done.
Remove from the pan and finish with a squeeze of lemon juice.