Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart 
Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
30 Mins
Yield
Serves 6 (serving size: about 6 ounces fish and about 1 tablespoon sauce)

This dish is as simple as it gets, and yet it's very impressive for company. Shallots, dill, and lemon are classic flavorings for salmon. If you can't find crème fraîche, use sour cream.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°.

Step 2

Combine first 5 ingredients and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

Step 3

Place fish, skin side down, on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Rub fish with oil; sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon salt and pepper. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove from oven.

Step 4

Preheat broiler to high.

Step 5

Broil fish 4 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Sprinkle with chives. Cut fish crosswise into 6 equal portions, top evenly with shallot cream, and  serve immediately.

Chef's Notes

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