Sunday, November 30, 2014

Salmon Fillet with Tomatoes, Spinach & Capers

Salmon is always something you can turn to for any occasion. It can be a very elaborate dish for a dinner with guests or an every day meal.  It´s easy to find fresh salmon in the supermarket but you can also buy the frozen kind and keep it in the freezer for a long period of time and have it ready to go when needed. Of course, fresh salmon is is always best like the one in the recipe below.


Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time; 10 mins

Ingredients:
4 salmon fillets, skin on
Salt
Ground black pepper
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion
1 tbsp oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
450 g plum tomatoes, halved
85 g baby spinach
1 tbsp capers

Instructions:
1. Heat oven to broil.  Coat base of baking tray with 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil.

2. Place salmon fillets, flesh side up on baking tray and drizzle a little more oil over the top of each salmon fillet.
Season with  a little salt and ground black pepper and cook without turning, until salmon is cooked through, usually 8-10 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring gently until softened.  Stir in the plum tomatoes, spinach, capers and olives and cook for a further two minutes. Remove pan from heat.

4. Remove salmon fillets from oven and transfer to 4 serving plates. Spoon tomatoes mixture over the salmon and serve.

Serves: 4