Recipe Spotlight: Seared Responsible Choice Mt. Cook salmon with Tomato & Artichoke Broth

This light recipe features Responsible Choice Mt. Cook salmon, while offering Italian flavors through the use of tomatoes and artichokes. Enjoy this dish for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.


Seared Responsible Choice Mt. Cook salmon with Tomato & Artichoke Broth

Serves 4

All you need:

  • 4 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 shallots, sliced into thin rounds
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14 oz) can artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 – 1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can Italian diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 (6 oz each) Responsible Choice Mt. Cook salmon fillets, skin removed
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

All you do:

  1. In a medium-sized pot, heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the shallots and cook for 1 minute; then add the garlic and artichokes and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the white wine and reduce 1 minute. Add 1 cup chicken broth, tomatoes and juice, Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Let sauce simmer for 10 to 12 minutes to let flavors combine. You may add more broth if desired.
  5. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cook the fish 4 to 5 minutes per side, or until just cooked through.
  6. Serve the salmon fillets with the tomato-artichoke broth on top. Equally distribute Parmesan cheese on top of salmon before serving.

Author: Andrew Kintigh

Chef Andrew Kintigh started his culinary career at the age of 14, working at a catering company in northwest Iowa. Andrew pursued his passion for cooking at the Art Institutes International Minnesota. He earned an Associate’s degree in culinary arts and a Bachelor’s degree in culinary management. With over a decade of experience, Andrew has worked at a few of Minneapolis’ favorite restaurants, such as Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, Bobino Café & Wine Bar, and Tryg’s Restaurant, before he joined the North Ankeny Blvd Hy-Vee team. Andrew participates in numerous Des Moines area events, including Iowa’s Premiere Beer, Wine & Food Expo, Hy-Vee Whole Health Experience, Swine Festival, Morsel Combat, Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival, and the Iowa State Fair. Recently, Andrew was named the Ethnic Meals champion at the Food Marketing Institute’s Supermarket Chef Showdown in Chicago. You can often catch Andrew on air doing a radio segment or chatting with local TV anchors about his latest recipes. Andrew specializes in teaching how to cook with fresh new ingredients and bringing his creative recipes to the family table.