You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Food & dining

Roast salmon on cabbage, then toss with Asian noodles

A skillet of braised cabbage is a traditional pairing with many meats, but the sweet vegetable can also become a comfy bed for salmon. With slivered fennel for extra flavor, the cabbage mixture simmers on the stovetop until it is meltingly tender. Nestle pieces of boneless salmon on top, and let the fish roast on the cabbage for a healthful, one-skillet meal.

Combine leftover salmon and cabbage in an Asian-style bowl of soba noodles, carrots, scallions, and cilantro, tossed with a rice vinegar-soy dressing. On another night, when you have fish or meat or vegetables in the fridge, make the salad again using what’s on hand. You won’t look at cabbage as a one-dance partner again.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week