Basque-style salmon stew

Basque-style salmon stew

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(63 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Heart-healthy salmon tops this simple one-pot which will help towards your five-a-day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal414
  • fat19g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs29g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre5g
  • protein33g
  • salt0.33g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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  • 3 mixed peppers, deseeded and sliced
    Peppers

    Pepper

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  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
    Onion

    Onion

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  • 400g baby potatoes, unpeeled and halved
    Potato

    Potato

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  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 tsp dried thyme

    Thyme

    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley, to serve (optional)
    Parsley

    Parsley

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the peppers, onion and potatoes. Cook, stirring regularly for 5-8 mins until golden. Then add the paprika, garlic, thyme and tomatoes. Bring to the boil, stir and cover, then turn down heat and simmer for 12 mins. Add a splash of water if the sauce becomes too thick.

  2. Season the stew and lay the salmon on top, skin side down. Place the lid back on and simmer for another 8 mins until the salmon is cooked through. Scatter with parsley, if you like, and serve.

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kingies
1st Mar, 2011
Tried this for the first time and it is absolutely beautiful and so quick and easy! My husband thought it a winner too! Will definitely be doing this again.
alisonpg
18th Feb, 2011
We've had this twice now - delicious and easy to do but the fish and especially the potatoes took longer than the instructions said. I still had to cook for longer even when cutting the potatoes into slices. However, with adjustments to the cooking time this is a great recipe. Recommended!
greenlung
11th Feb, 2011
4.05
Kids liked this, I thought it was delicious. Thank you
kuifke
10th Feb, 2011
4.05
Simple and good.
clharper90
9th Feb, 2011
found the dish very nice but the potatoes took alot longer than advised.
lizzafezza
8th Feb, 2011
3.05
Tasty and quick, ideal for mid week. I baked the fish in the oven while the stew was cooking
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libby0
4th Feb, 2011
2.05
Not very tasty and the potatoes needed longer.
donnalovescheese
1st Feb, 2011
3.05
Ok but nothing special.
jweg1210
28th Jan, 2011
3.05
Yeah, nice enough. Smoked paprika has a really strong taste, so if you aren't sure you like it I'd recommend only putting in one teaspoonful.
Sarah Jones
28th Jan, 2011
5.05
Loved this recipe so tasty. Added some parsnips as had some in the fridge and used leeks instead of onions. Will cook this again soon.

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