Salmon with Lemon, Sundried Tomato & Basil Sauce

Salmon with Lemon, Sundried Tomato & Basil Sauce

February 25, 2021 By Comments Off
Salmon

Preheat oven to 200°C.

Ingredients

4 pieces salmon (approx. 150 grams each)
1 large lemon
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
100 g sundried tomatoes (cut into fine strips)
1 generous handful of basil & parsley (chopped)
50 ml white wine
100 ml chicken stock
100 ml cream
salt, pepper & a little grated nutmeg to season

Method

1

Juice half the lemon and cut the rest into 4 slices.

2

Mix the lemon juice and 2 tablespoons olive oil and marinate the salmon for 30 minutes with the lemon slices.

3

Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil and fry the lemon slices (sprinkled with a little sugar) till golden.

4

Remove and set aside.

5

Add wine, stock and marinade to pan. Simmer to reduce by half. Add cream, herbs and tomatoes. Simmer till syrupy.

6

Bake the salmon for 10–15 minutes in a very hot oven (220°C) till just tender.

7

Serve with rice or noodles – pour a little of the sauce over each piece of salmon.

Ingredients

 4 pieces salmon (approx. 150 grams each)
 1 large lemon
 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 100 g sundried tomatoes (cut into fine strips)
 1 generous handful of basil & parsley (chopped)
 50 ml white wine
 100 ml chicken stock
 100 ml cream
 salt, pepper & a little grated nutmeg to season

Directions

1

Juice half the lemon and cut the rest into 4 slices.

2

Mix the lemon juice and 2 tablespoons olive oil and marinate the salmon for 30 minutes with the lemon slices.

3

Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil and fry the lemon slices (sprinkled with a little sugar) till golden.

4

Remove and set aside.

5

Add wine, stock and marinade to pan. Simmer to reduce by half. Add cream, herbs and tomatoes. Simmer till syrupy.

6

Bake the salmon for 10–15 minutes in a very hot oven (220°C) till just tender.

7

Serve with rice or noodles – pour a little of the sauce over each piece of salmon.

Salmon with Lemon, Sundried Tomato & Basil Sauce