Salmon with quinoa and spinach

    A salmon fillet is served on a bed of cooked quinoa mixed with spinach, garlic and shallots. This recipe is for one serving but can be easily scaled up to suit.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 1 

    • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 1 salmon fillet
    • 1 shallot, finely diced
    • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced
    • 100g fresh spinach, roughly chopped
    • 100g cooked quinoa
    • salt and ground black pepper to taste
    • 1 lemon wedge

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

    1. Heat a pan over high heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add salmon, cover and cook for 4 minutes.
    2. Heat another pan over medium heat. Add remaining olive oil, shallot and garlic. Cook until slightly browned, about 2 minutes. Add spinach.
    3. Turn salmon over. Cook, uncovered, until fish flakes easily with fork, around 4 minutes. Toss spinach until wilted; add quinoa. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.
    4. Arrange spinach-quinoa mixture on a plate and lay salmon on top. Serve with a lemon wedge.

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