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Salmon with mint, strawberry and melon salsa recipe

Salmon with mint, strawberry and melon salsa recipe

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The perfect meal to have on your al fresco menu, this recipe really gets the most out of seasonal produce. Fresh fruit and finely chopped mint are a terrific taste combo for a light and delicate salsa – a perfect topping for a fried fillet of salmon. Quick, healthy and delicious, this meal would be hard not to make again! See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 344 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 200g strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 175g cantaloupe melon, peeled and deseeded
  • 1 lemon, zested, plus 2 tbsp juice
  • 30g fresh mint, leaves finely shredded
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • olive oil spray
  • 2 x 260g packs boneless salmon fillets
This recipe is high in vitamin B12, which supports the reduction of tiredness

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1435kj
    344kcal
    17%
  • Fat

    21g 30%
  • Saturates

    3g 14%
  • Sugars

    5g 6%
  • Salt

    0.4g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 6g Protein 34g Fibre 3.1g

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 4, 180°C, fan 160°C. To make the salsa, toast the coriander seeds in a dry frying pan over a medium heat for 2 mins or until fragrant, shaking the pan occasionally. Crush roughly with a pestle and mortar, then tip into a mixing bowl with the strawberries, melon, lemon zest and juice, mint and 1 tbsp oil; season and set aside.
  2. Spray a large, ovenproof frying pan with oil and set over a medium heat. Add the salmon, skin side up, and fry for 3 mins or until golden brown. Flip over, season with pepper and transfer to the oven. Bake for 10 mins or until just firm and cooked through. Serve with the salsa spooned over.

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