Spring-run salmon has a robust flavor.
And what could be a better match than fresh sorrel? Steaming the salmon in sorrel leaves plays up the bold flavors of both ingredients. When I removed this dish from the steamer, my ordinarily blase cats came running.
What’s great about this dish is that it can be done ahead. Make it in the morning, then come home to a dinner that doesn’t require cranking up the oven on a hot day.
Look for sorrel among the herbs at your supermarket or at farmers markets.
Deane’s book “Low Fat Kitchen” includes more than 100 recipes created for this column.