Herb Crusted Salmon With A Sour Cream Dill Sauce

HERB CRUSTED SALMON WITH
A SOUR CREAM DILL SAUCE

2 pounds salmon (I like fillets)
Salt and pepper
1 shallot
4 cloves garlic
1 or 2 TBS dill (fresh or dried)
1 or 2 TBS thyme
1 or 2 TBS cilantro (fresh or dried) or parsley, if preferred
1 lemon, juiced and zested
3 TBS olive oil

Oil the bottom of a casserole dish (I prefer glass). Place salmon in dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Chop and combine the following in a bowl: shallots, garlic, herbs, lemon zest, lemon juice, and olive oil. Cover salmon with mixture and place in preheated 350 degree oven for 25-30 minutes or until a fork puls out smoothly from thickest part of salmon. Serve with Sour Cream Dill Sauce.

SOUR CREAM DILL SAUCE:
1 pint sour cream
1 TBS dill
2 TBS lemon juice
1 medium shallot, chopped
1 tsp red pepper flakes ( I grind mine in a pepper mill)
3 TBS horseradish

Mix all ingredients and serve with salmon.