Salmon & spinach with tartare cream

Salmon & spinach with tartare cream

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(103 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Ever-versatile salmon is as popular on our shopping lists as chicken. Make the most of it with this impressive recipe

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal321
  • fat20g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre3g
  • protein32g
  • salt0.77g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp sunflower or vegetable oil
  • 2 skinless salmon fillet
  • 250g bag spinach
    Spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

  • 2 tbsp reduced-fat crème fraîche
  • juice ½ lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

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

  • 1 tsp caper, drained
    Capers

    Capers

    kay-per

    Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub, which grows in the Mediterranean. As…

  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • lemon wedges, to serve
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

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

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a pan, season the salmon on both sides, then fry for 4 mins each side until golden and the flesh flakes easily. Leave to rest on a plate while you cook the spinach.

  2. Tip the leaves into the hot pan, season well, then cover and leave to wilt for 1 min, stirring once or twice. Spoon the spinach onto plates, then top with the salmon. Gently heat the crème fraîche in the pan with a squeeze of the lemon juice, the capers and parsley, then season to taste. Be careful not to let it boil. Spoon the sauce over the fish, then serve with lemon wedges.

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SueChef1
10th Apr, 2015
Thanks for posting - and PLEASE continue to post comments - people like me LOVE to read tips etc, and even warnings about possible timings or temperatures etc. The site works best when those who look at it and use the recipes also put in something for duff cooks like me!! Thanks again!
kathcook
29th Apr, 2014
Have made this dish a few times now, very easy to do and delicious ! Made for a dinner party for 8, half pan fried the salmon and then put in the oven to bake covered in foil on low heat mainly because I didn't want to be frying fish with guests! It was a bit fiddly doing the spinach last minute but not to bad. It looks SO impressive served on the spinach my guests thought I had been in the kitchen for hours ! Made the sauce in advance and just re-heated . It's also a healthy dish so definately a winner !
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marmiteetponpon
15th Apr, 2014
try this amazing fish with rice recipe at marmite et ponpon http://marmiteetponpon.com/2014/04/15/syadye-fish-with-rice-how-to-do-step-by-step/
saiz
9th Apr, 2014
3.8
Very nice dish.
sion1985
25th Mar, 2014
I am new to cooking, so looking for the easy things to try. My girlfriend loved this dish as did I. Last night I tried adding some Dijon mustard to the sauce which worked a treat. 1 table spoon was more than enough and found the capers had more of a presence in the dish after doing so.
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rosievimes
7th Feb, 2014
2.55
Quick and easy with great results, perfect if you're short on time. Goes well with new potatoes and chantenay carrots. Highly recommended.
skt13_devon
22nd Jan, 2014
Sorry couldn't rate it on my iPad :( but its definitely a 5 star!
skt13_devon
22nd Jan, 2014
Lovely, really tasty and not at all dry. Hubby and I both loved the sauce. Mmm definitely one to do again.
Meesh1983
26th Nov, 2013
Simple light yet very tasty. My 4 year old loves it too.
Meesh1983
26th Nov, 2013
Light yet very filling. Taste divine.

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