Recipe courtesy of Bob Blumer
Episode: Julia's Caesar
Total:
30 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: 4 (3-foot) pieces of twine, or other non-flammable natural fiber

Soak twine in hot water for 5 minutes. Rinse salmon in cold water and pat dry with towel. Repeat the following for each salmon steak: Rinse 2 romaine leaves in water, shake off excess water. Drizzle 1/2 teaspoon of oil over the inside (concave) side of leaves. Place salmon fillet in the center of 1 leaf (concave side up). Pour the juice of 1/2 lemon over salmon, trapping the drippings with the leaf. Season with salt and pepper. Top with 1 teaspoon capers, 2 sprigs of dill, and 1 lemon slice. Place the second leaf, concave side down, over salmon. Fold the ends of the bottom leaf up to keep juices trapped, and wrap the string around the leaves to seal. Tie string in a knot. Preheat oven to broil. Set rack in the highest position. Broil romaine-wrapped salmon for 5 minutes per side. The lettuce will blacken—this is a good thing. Cooking time will vary according to the exact thickness of the fillet. (Salmon can also be grilled over direct heat for 5 minutes per side). To serve, instruct guests to cut string and remove top leaf. Yes, they can eat the blackened lettuce. Recommended beverage: Pinot Noir (if salmon is farm-raised), Zinfandel (if salmon is wild)

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Pushable Rose Pops 00:48

Cool off this summer with these raspberry gelatin and rose cake pops.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Triple Citrus Glazed Grilled Salmon

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Grilled Salmon with Sherry Vinegar-Honey Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Thai Lettuce Wraps

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Lettuce Wraps

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Traditional Poached Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Almost-Famous Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Grilled Tuna Steaks

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Grilled Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Juicy Grilled Cheeseburgers

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.