Za’atar Salmon with Pomegranate Gremolata

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  • Cooking and Prep: 30 m
  • Serves: 4
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When my kids were little (not very long ago), the afternoons stretched out and I’d join them on the floor — building Lego towers and erecting forts. I miss that stage more than I wished for it to pass. (Take note, young mothers, it flies by.) Play time was all day, and when dinner hour came along, I turned to easy, minimal recipes. This za’atar fish is nothing more than sprinkling some spices before the fish gets a short roast. We would eat it straight from the pan, flaking pieces of fish with our forks, swooping it into our mouths, like they were jet planes. The gremolata is a beautiful, fruity topping that adds brightness and contrast. I save it for when I’m particular about presentation. More often than not, I skip it, because some (many?) days, simplicity wins.

 

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Ingredients (12)

Salmon

Pomegranate Gremolata

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Prepare the Za’atar Salmon with Pomegranate Gremolata

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with Gefen Parchment Paper.

  2. Place salmon on prepared baking sheet. In a small bowl, combine oil and spices. Pat onto fish; roast for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the edges are browned and crisp and the fish flakes easily.

  3. Prepare the gremolata. In a small bowl, toss together parsley, pomegranate seeds, garlic, pistachios, lemon rind, and salt.

  4. Top salmon with gremolata and serve.

Note:

Za’atar is a blend that has many adaptations; look for one with hyssop leaves and sumac.

Variation:

Substitute za'atar with one tablespoon hawaij + two tablespoons maple syrup.

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Reproduced from Good Food by Sina Mizrahi with permission from the copyright holders ArtScroll/Mesorah Publications, LTD.



  • Judith

    Posted by JudithGrosberg |2022-05-15 05:36:53
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  • Alyssa

    Made this as the main dish for a yom tov meal, and it is very tasty! I like the way the gremolata brightens up the dish and adds layers of texture.
    Posted by ARose91 |2021-09-09 13:48:56
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  • Alyssa

    Made this as the main dish for a yom tov meal, and it is very tasty! I like the way the gremolata brightens up the dish and adds layers of texture.
    Posted by ARose91 |2021-09-09 13:48:56
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