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Spiced roast side of salmon

Spiced roast side of salmon

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(15 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Serve salmon with paprika, ginger and honey mustard glaze for an Indian-inspired, original roast

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories482
  • fat30g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein51g
  • salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 1½ kg side of salmon, skin on

    Salmon

    sam-on

    With its delicate, sweet flesh and wide availability, salmon is one of the most popular fish.…

  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for brushing

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp paprika

    Paprika

    pa-preek-ah

    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

  • ½ tsp coarsely ground black peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tsp honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges, to serve

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Line a big roasting tin with baking parchment or foil – this helps to prevent the fish from sticking to the tin as it cooks. Brush the salmon skin with oil and place it, skin-side down, on the paper.

  2. Mix the ground ginger with the paprika, pepper, mustard, honey and 1 tbsp olive oil. Spread it evenly over the fleshy side of the fish.

  3. Roast, uncovered, for about 20 mins until the salmon is cooked through – check by poking a knife into the fillet and making sure the fish flakes easily.

  4. Serve directly from the tin, or use a couple of fish slices to carefully lift the salmon onto a big plate. Slice into portions and serve with lemon wedges on the side.

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Comments (16)

Sploren85's picture
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Absolutely delicious and so easy! Will make it again for a quick and easy meal!

jaynekeeley's picture
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I had half a side from the die-by shelf and cooked this tonight - absolutely delicious! So moist and tasty. I used smoked paprika, and served it with Spiced Roast Potatoes and a tomato and red onion salad. Very much looking forward to leftovers for lunch :)

jaynekeeley's picture
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I had half a side from the die-by shelf, and did this tonight ................ absolutely delicious! So moist and tasty. I used smoked paprika, and served with the spiced roast potatoes with a tomato and red onion salad. Looking forward to leftovers for lunch :)

reevey's picture
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Delish! Loved the flavours, I used all the marinade on two half fillets for two do we had a good portion and enough for a lunch. Served it with Roopa's new potato & tamarind sauce minted tomatoes and green salad. My husband and I loved it and will definitely repeat.

Sarellie K's picture

I cooked this for 18 using two large fillets with mushroom barge and potato barge, every one loved it not a single bit left, highly recommended

ksn159's picture

brilliant boxing day meal - ready so quickly, so little work, perfect antidote to the culinary rigours of the previous day! Paired with plain boiled charlotte potatoes, carrots and broccoli.

hazeljack23's picture
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This recipe is so easy but so tasty. I'm looking forward to having cold leftovers for lunch tomorrow!

clairemc28's picture
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This dish was delicious. I was making a meal for two so used two salmon fillets rather than a side of salmon. I marinaded the fillets in the sauce for a few hours in the fridge. It was very enjoyable and a lovely change to how we usually have salmon. I served it with the crushed saffron potatoes from the Tandoori spiced bream recipe and vegetables.

stripy-cat's picture
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Excellent flavours both hot and cold the next day in a buffet.

zeealings's picture

I AM TRYING TO COMBINE AND COOK SOME OF THE RECIPES

thegil's picture
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I am not a fish eater myself however "my Ladies that do Lunch" most definitely are. I prepared this dish for our most recent gathering and have to say this dish went down a storm devoured by all of them I will certainly be making this very easy and impressive dish again

carolinegoodfood's picture
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Really so easy and just so tasty. Served it with tabouleh and everyone had seconds. Would do again, especially when the supermarkets have deals on 1/2 sides of salmon.

moirashaw1's picture
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Great recipe! Will definitely do again, just as recipe says. Wouldn't change anything .

yesim01's picture
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Delicious!

helenprout's picture
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This was so easy and so delicious. I did it for fathers day (but writing this review late!), it's become a favourite when we have salmon for a roast on sundays.

gazelleie's picture
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Delicious and tangy with a hint of spice that gives the salmon a zing. Very tasty indeed....

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