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Norwegian salmon is sourced from farms in the Norwegian fjords with their cold, clear, and pristine waters.  It is no wonder that one of the most beautiful places on earth delivers one of the best food products ever.  Norwegian salmon is known worldwide for its quality, but it could be a bit intimidating when trying to make it for the first time.  Therefore we give you a recipe that is really easy and it tastes good.  Ready to impress your friends and family?  Let’s go!

Easiest Norwegian Salmon Recipe

Light Meal

Serving:  4 People

Time:  20 Min.

Ingredients
  • 4 Norwegian salmon fillets
  • 160 g Plain Yoghurt
  • 1 clove of garlic (optional)
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice (for the sauce)
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice (for seasoning)
  • Fresh dill
  • Sea salt and black pepper
Instructions
  • Lightly oil a roasting dish.  Add the salmon and season with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice, sea salt, and pepper.
  • Roast the Norwegian salmon in a preheated oven at 220 °C until it’s cooked through in the middle (According to your taste).
  • Meanwhile make the sauce by whisking together the yogurt, the remainder of the lemon juice, dill, and garlic.
  • Drizzle over the salmon and garnish with the more dill sprigs to serve.
Easiest Norwegian Salmon Recipe

Did you know?

Norway is the biggest producer of farmed salmon in the world.

Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

  • Norwegian salmon, Scottish salmon, Atlantiese salm

Fish status according to WWF SASSI:  Orange

“2. Aquaculture (cages), Imported – Norway

Atlantic salmon is farmed in open-net pens (cages) anchored to the seafloor. Aquaculture of Atlantic salmon is widespread along coasts and fjords of Norway as well as Scotland. The regulatory measures in both countries are considered to be largely effective.”

A number of salmon farms in Norway have been certified by Aquaculture Stewardship Council as ecologically sustainable. A detailed list of certified farms is available on the ASC website.

Cod and herring also play a big role in the economy of Norway, but Salmon beat them all in terms of export.

Farm Salmon Fishing in Norway
Farm Salmon Fishing in Norway