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Leeky salmon in a parcel

Leeky salmon in a parcel

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in 15-20 minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Assemble the parcels a few hours ahead, zap in the microwave, and that's supper ready

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal535
fat41g
saturates19g
carbs8g
sugars0g
fibre3g
protein34g
low insalt0.41g
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Ingredients

  • 2 salmon fillets, 140g/5oz each
  • 1 medium or 2 small leeks , about 200g/8oz in total
  • 50g frozen petits pois
  • 4heaped tbsp crème fraîche , plus 2 tbsp to serve
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon

Method

  • STEP 1

    Season the salmon fillets all over. Slice the leeks really thinly. Cut two 40cm square sheets of greaseproof paper and put a fillet in the middle of each sheet.

  • STEP 2

    Top each fillet with leeks and peas, and 2 tbsp of crème fraîche. Sprinkle with tarragon and salt and pepper.

  • STEP 3

    Make up parcels with the paper and stand them on a microwave-proof plate or tray. Microwave on full power for 5 minutes. Put the contents of the parcels on two plates and top each serving with a spoonful of crème fraîche. Serve with new potatoes.

RECIPE TIPS
COOKING IN THE OVEN

If you prefer to cook the parcels in the oven, they will take 15 minutes at fan 170C/ conventional 190C/ gas 5.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2004

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