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Old 11-19-2008, 09:03 AM   #1
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Do you flip salmon when you broil?

It seems like about half the recipes I see that call for broiling salmon mention flipping halfway, and others do not. Should I flip the salmon when I broil it or can I leave it skin side down the entire time?

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Old 11-19-2008, 09:18 AM   #2
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I would not flip it, but then again i would rather just eat it raw.
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Old 11-19-2008, 09:18 AM   #3
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I dont flip it.

If i do leave the skin on i usually dont broil it. I do a nice pan fry.
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Old 11-19-2008, 09:21 AM   #4
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I grill it...Skin side down only...no flip!
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:14 AM   #5
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Skin side down with no flip when I broil (or bake) it. If I'm grilling it outdoors in a basket, then I do flip.
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:15 AM   #6
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Agree with GB.. perfer it raw. But when broiling or baking, skin down, no flips!
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:35 AM   #7
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Preheat the baking sheet first.
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Old 11-19-2008, 01:11 PM   #8
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If i do leave the skin on i usually dont broil it. I do a nice pan fry.
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The only way I broil salmon in the oven is if I'm it misoyaki style in which case, I don't flip it. If you're using the skin to protect the flesh of the salmon that's one thing. If you're going to eat the skin it's always best to saute and render it so that you can get the skin crispy. Salmon skin is almost inedible otherwise because it's tough. Usually, by the time the skin can crisp up on the grill, the salmon is overcooked. If grilling salmon I do it skin off so I can get the grilled flavor on the surface of the salmon.
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Old 11-19-2008, 02:10 PM   #9
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skin side down, no flip.
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Old 11-19-2008, 02:17 PM   #10
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No flip here.
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