Slow Broiled Salmon from Sarah, Summerland Kitchen
Sarah and her family take unconventional road trips; they travel in the family plane. Sarah’s husband, Stewart, is a pilot and flies a small plane around the state of California, often with his family strapped in. One year, we met them in Joshua Tree National Park for a New Year’s camping celebration when Thorin was a baby. They landed in a small desert airport and pulled camping gear out from behind their seats, Stewart holding a small dog.
Their latest trip was an end-of-summer family trip to Humboldt County to visit family where Stewart’s mother made this broiled salmon recipe. She is one of the best cooks Sarah knows, so take good notes. And, although they have offered us a seat in the plane, I am a “white-knuckler” when it comes to flying, so I will stick to the road for road trips and happily greet them at small desert airports.
Slow Broiled Salmon Recipe
Place the oven rack on the lowest rack and preheat the oven to broil. Cover a baking sheet with foil and place salmon in the center of the pan. Spread 3 tablespoons of mayonaise over the salmon and shake garlic salt over the mayonaise.
Broil until the top is golden and bubbling and the salmon just flakes when tested with a fork, 18-20 minutes.
In the recipe I substituted 1 tsp minced garlic, and a generous pinch of maldon sea salt (crushed with my fingers) for the garlic salt. I also substituted vegenaise for regular mayonnaise. It turned out delicious! Thank you to Grandma Frances for the recipe! It is a perfect meal for a crowd because it is simple to prepare, and serves 6-8 depending on hunger.