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Salmon Cooked as You Like It

Well done

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Like steak, salmon can be cooked to varying degrees of doneness, from rare to well done. Some recipes, such as the Miso-Glazed Wild Salmon with Sesame Asparagus and Sear-Roasted Wild Salmon with Leek & Artichoke Ragù, suggest cutting into the fish to gauge doneness; here’s what salmon should look like at four different stages.

Well done Medium  
Well done  


Medium rare Rare  
Medium rare  



Photographs by Scott Phillips


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  • ToneGrail | 07/11/2020

    Does medium rare or rare salmon need to be sushi grade?

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