Q:

Should you use fresh or dried herbs in a creamy sauce for salmon?

A:

Quick Answer

It is a matter of personal taste to use fresh or dried herbs when creating a creamy sauce to accompany a salmon main course. Ideally, tender, soft herbs such as chives or dill are used fresh.

Continue Reading
Should you use fresh or dried herbs in a creamy sauce for salmon?
Credit: Cedar Summit Farm CC-BY-SA 2.0

Full Answer

Dill, tarragon, parsley and chives are all popular herbs added into cream sauces. Fresh herbs give a brighter flavor with a bit more texture, while dried herbs provide a subtler contribution to the sauce. Remember to add dry herbs during cooking; if they are added too late, they can taste somewhat dusty. Fresh herbs should be added toward the end of the preparation to retain brightness.

Learn more about Seafood

Related Questions

Explore