Salmon with creamy spinach

Salmon with creamy spinach


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About this recipe: Choose very fresh salmon steaks for this simple but delicious recipe. This is a fresh and light dish that can be done any time. It's lovely with a boiled potatoes or with rice.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 (200g) salmon fillets
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 1 bag of fresh spinach (about 250g)
  • 100ml half fat crème fraiche
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, chives and thyme
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 lemon, sliced

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the salmon fillets and cook for 15 minutes, turning over after 7 minutes.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of the butter and cook shallots over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the spinach and cook until the water has completely evaporated. Add the creme fraiche and reduce till thickened.
  3. Place the salmon fillets on a serving platter and sprinkle with lemon juice. Sprinkle with herbs and garnish with lemon slices. Serve with spinach.

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this recipe was good, it wasn't horrible but it also wasn't outstanding. Not sure if I will make it again. Had to add more creme fraiche as it didn't seem 'creamy' enough. It was good for an experimental dinner but something was missing. - 09 Dec 2010

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