Salmon with Lemon, Sundried Tomato & Basil Sauce on Angel-hair Pasta

Salmon with Creamy Lemon, Sun-dried Tomato & Basil Sauce

Bake fresh salmon and top it with a creamy sauce infused with lemons, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time10 mins
 4 pieces of Salmon (approx. 125 grams each)
 1 Lemon (large)
 4 tbsp Extra virgin Olive Oil
 100 g Sun-dried 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
1

Preheat oven to 220°C.

2

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

3

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

4

Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil and fry the lemon slices (sprinkled with a little sugar) till golden. 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 minutes in a very hot oven (210 degrees C.) till just tender.

7

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

Ingredients

 4 pieces of Salmon (approx. 125 grams each)
 1 Lemon (large)
 4 tbsp Extra virgin Olive Oil
 100 g Sun-dried 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

Preheat oven to 220°C.

2

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

3

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

4

Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil and fry the lemon slices (sprinkled with a little sugar) till golden. 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 minutes in a very hot oven (210 degrees 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