Salmon BLT

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 3 servings
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Ingredients

6 thick slices bacon

6 slices country white bread, sliced from loaf

1 tablespoon olive oil

3 (5-ounce) piece salmon, skin removed

Lemon Mayonnaise, recipe follows

1 beef steak tomato, sliced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Curly leaf lettuce, for garnish

Lemon Mayonnaise:

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1/2 lemon, juiced

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon lemon zest

Directions

  1. Cook the bacon over medium heat in a large nonstick skillet until crispy. Transfer the bacon to a paper towel lined plate. Wipe the skillet with paper towels or a clean tea towel. Add the bread slices and toast until golden brown.
  2. Pat the salmon dry and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat another nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and add oil. Once hot, add the salmon and cook about 3 minutes per side.
  4. Spread the Lemon Mayonnaise on 2 pieces of bread. Season the tomato with salt and pepper, to taste. Add some lettuce, tomato, bacon and the cooked salmon fillet to 1 bread slice and cover with the other slice. Cut the sandwich in half on the diagonal and hold in place with a decorative toothpick. Repeat with remaining ingredients and arrange the sandwiches on a serving platter.

Lemon Mayonnaise:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
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