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Jul 28, 2010 04:02 PM

over-cooked salmon filet -- any ideas?

Well, I was just so proud of myself for whipping out the parchment paper and trying a new recipe for salmon. But apparently I did something wrong because it was completely overcooked! I hate to pitch a whole salmon filet, but I definitely can't eat this tough fish for dinner... I like my salmon practically sushi-grade. I slathered it in chipotle aioli, but you can't even tell... oh well.

Any clever ideas for ways to use this fish?

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  1. Salmon cakes? Or quiche perhaps?

    Heck, go with the "Hair of the dog" technique and make salmon jerky.

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    1. re: ipsedixit

      I am in on the salmon cakes. Love them! I try to keep some in the freezer for those nights that I am not cooking for my DH. I like them far more than he does.

      1. re: visciole

        +1. Just did that with some overcooked chicken breast.

      2. Mexican-style spread or dip? Cream cheese, lime juice, cilantro, fine chopped red and/or green onion, dab of garlic and cumin--with tortilla chips or spread on a tortilla and warmed....

        1. Mix in a little bit of liquid smoke, maybe some dill, then mix the whole of it into cream cheese and make lox spread!