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Ready in 15 minutes, seared salmon with garlic spinach and walnuts gives you masses of protein, omega 3 and iron.

Seared salmon with garlic spinach

Serves 4 –

  • 4 fresh salmon fillets
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 onion (finely diced)
  • walnuts to garnish (roughly chopped)
  • olive oil

Method –

  • Season both sides of the salmon fillets with salt and pepper
  • Put 1 tablespoon of olive oil into a large frying pan on a medium heat
  • Place the salmon skinside down into the frying pan for 3 minutes, turn and cook for another 3 minutes
  • Put 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large sauce pan and heat but do not allow it to smoke
  • Add the onion to the sauce pan and cook until soft but do not brown
  • Add the spinach  to the sauce pan and turn up the heat
  • Quickly stab the garlic with a fork and stir it around in the spinach
  • As soon as the spinach is wilted turn off the heat and throw in the walnuts and stir in gently
  • To serve, stack the spinach mix onto the centre of a plate, place a piece of salmon on
  • Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil, a few chopped walnuts and a frond of dill

Tips –

  • You can also try almonds or pine nuts instead of walnuts
  • If you have a nut allergy then you can try sunflower or pumpkins seeds
  • To make the spinach creamy simply add a large spoonful of greek yoghurt once off the heat

 

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