Salmon with Herbed Butter and Burst Tomato Sauce


Herbed Butter

3 sprigs fresh oregano

3 sprigs fresh basil

3 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature

3 garlic cloves

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Burst Tomato Sauce

2 tablespoons grapeseed oil (or olive oil)

1/2 cup minced shallot

3 garlic cloves, minced

3 cups grape tomatoes

1/2 cup white wine

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1/2 teaspoon sugar

1/3 cup Italian parsley, coarsely chopped


1 whole salmon, about 3 lbs, skinned and cut width-wise into 3 inch pieces

2 tablespoons grapeseed oil

salt & pepper, to taste

cooking spray