SALMON WITH TOMATO SALSA


Serves 4

Salmon

If you’re looking for a meal that won’t leave you feeling like the size of a house and in need of some time on the treadmill when you’re done then this is the one for you. It’s perfect for either lunch or dinner and can be prepared in no time at all (well maybe 10 minutes). The ingredients list relies on things being delicious and fresh so in terms of timing in your week, try and aim to have this one shortly after you’ve done your shopping. Salmon is full of Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, Vitamin B and Potassium and so including it in your diet is sure to help achieve your goals!

Equipment needed

For this recipe, you’ll need a large frying pan, measuring spoons, chefs knife, chopping board, small bowl, serving platter, and a spatula.

Ingredients

4 salmon fillets (skin off)

1 tablespoon capers

A handful of mint leaves

250g mixed colour cherry tomatoes (roughly chopped/diced)

1 spring onion (finely sliced on the diagonal)

1/2 red chilli (finely sliced on the diagonal)

1 lemon

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper

Method

Step 1: Heat 1 tablespoon of your oil in a frying pan over high heat. While heating up, season the salmon with salt and pepper and squeeze the juice of half the lemon over the top.

Step 2: Cook the salmon for 5 minutes on each side.

Step 3: While salmon is cooking, combine all remaining ingredients in a bowl and squeeze over the juice of the remaining lemon half. Stir with a spoon to ensure all ingredients are evenly combined.

Step 4: When salmon is cooked, transfer to a serving platter and top with tomato salsa.


Looking for a side dish? Try one of these.