Boistfort Valley Farm
Community Supported Recipe Box

Quick-Braised Salmon and Lettuce

Cooked lettuce absorbs the broth's flavor and makes a silky side dish -- all in one pot.


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 large shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest, plus 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 heads loose-leaved lettuce, such as green or red leaf, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill


dish: main
season: summer, fall

recipe from Everyday Food, May 2012