Grilled Salmon with Morel Vinaigrette

You can't go wrong with perfectly seasoned salmon.

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time6 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
4 (8-ounce) wild salmon fillets
For Morel Vinaigrette:
Olive oil
Salt and pepper
Morel Vinaigrette, recipe follows
Heat grill to high. Brush salmon on both sides with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill on both sides until golden brown and cooked to medium doneness, about 3 minutes per side. Remove from the grill and immediately drizzle with the morel vinaigrette.

2 ounces dried morel mushrooms
1/4 cup Champagne vinegar
1/2 small shallot, thinly sliced
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh parsley leaves
Place morels in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Let sit until soft, about 30 minutes, then drain, reserving liquid, and coarsely chop.
Whisk together vinegar, shallot, mustard and salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Slowly whisk in the olive oil until emulsified. Use a little of the morel soaking liquid to thin, if needed. Fold in the mushrooms and parsley.

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