Salmon with greens & crème fraîche

Salmon with greens & crème fraîche

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Simple and super quick, this lovely salmon dish tastes as good as it looks

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal436
  • fat29g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre5g
  • protein36g
  • salt0.34g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
    Leeks

    Leek

    lee-k

    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • 250ml chicken or fish stock
  • 100g crème fraîche
  • 140g frozen peas
  • 140g frozen broad beans
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets
  • small bunch chives, snipped
  • mash, to serve

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large, deep frying pan with a lid. Cook the leek for 5-10 mins until soft but not coloured, then pour in the stock. Simmer for a few mins until reduced slightly then add the crème fraîche and season. Cook for 1 min more.

  2. Tip in the peas and beans, nestle in the salmon fillets, then turn down to a simmer and cover. Cook for 12-15 mins, depending on the thickness of the salmon, until cooked through. Sprinkle on the chives and serve with mashed potato, if you like.

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machowe
26th Jul, 2015
5.05
This was very nice and very simple to make. Didn't have beans so used broccoli and served with crushed new potatoes. I cooked this for two but left the liquid volumes as they are for four. Glad I did - it gave us plenty of sauce. Going to use a fish pie mix next time.
piptrowles
19th Apr, 2015
5.05
Absolutely gorgeous & so easy, love one pot meals
justineburton
16th Mar, 2015
5.05
Sooooooooo tasty!! I used smoked salmon fillets which gave it a big boost of flavour! Going to Make this a regular midweek meal!
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bonitarosa
1st Jan, 2015
5.05
Delicious. We only had runner beans to hand and it was still very tasty. The children ate it all! Look forward to trying the chicken version too.
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Yo-Lisa
20th Nov, 2014
Found this recipe to useing up the left over crème fraîche. This is such a smple, quick, and delicious recipe. As I like flavour of the onions, I added half of a red onion at the beginning. Also for side, I went for sweet potatos.
Neilpm
3rd Nov, 2014
5.05
Quick, easy, tasty and a relatively healthy mid-week option. We tend to serve with pasta, and it goes really well with home made tagliatelle. A firm favourite in our household.
roccagorgeous
11th Aug, 2014
5.05
What a simple healthy tasty little recipe! I love it when i can get something on the table in less than 30 minutes...I used fresh in season broad beans, and substituted the peas (we eat enough of them) for frozen spinach, really yummy. We definately be a regular dish in our house.
kookymooky
2nd Jul, 2014
5.05
Delicious. I didn't have any herbs but added a squirt of lemon juice and used green beans instead of broad beans.
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thecherub
28th May, 2014
4.05
Ideal midweek meal. Relatively quick and fuss free. I swapped (frozen) spinach for the beans and added peas 5 mins before the end. Added more crème fraiche too but next time would add more stock or use white wine as well/instead. My sauce split so it didn't look fab but tasted good. Oh and I forgot about the chives!
wooz
28th Mar, 2014
5.05
I loved this. I did it for 2 people in a large pan, so the liquid had more or less disappeared by the end. However, the salmon was done to a turn, and the creamy (if not very wet!) veg were delicious.

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