• STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and line a baking sheet with baking parchment. Boil a saucepan of water, add the quinoa and cook for 5 mins. Add the beans, bring back to the boil, then simmer for 10 mins. Remove from the heat and leave to stand for 5 mins, then drain, rinse and drain again.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, blitz the fresh coriander, ginger, lemon juice, cumin, chilli and ground coriander in a small bowl using a hand blender. Arrange the salmon steaks on the baking sheet, then spread a teaspoon of the coriander mix on each one, saving the rest for later. Bake for 8-10 mins, depending on the thickness of the salmon.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and stir-fry the courgettes and onions for 8-10 mins over a medium heat until softened and starting to colour. Stir in the garam masala, bouillon powder and remaining coriander mixture, then add the chickpeas and cook for a minute. Tip into a serving bowl and stir through the cooled quinoa, green beans and pomegranate seeds. Spoon half onto two plates and flake over 2 of the salmon fillets.

  • STEP 4

    Reserve the remaining two portions of quinoa salad and salmon to eat cold for lunch the next day, if you like. Will keep chilled for up to two days.


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