Pan-fried salmon with herby courgettes recipe

By Lizzie Kamenetzky

  1. Serves 4
  2. Takes 5 minutes to make and 15 minutes to cook
  3. Rating

Look out for salmon (or another type of fish, if you fancy) that is Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) approved. This fish dish is great with new potatoes.

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Pan-fried salmon with herby courgettes

Ingredients

  1. 40g butter
  2. 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
  3. 2 large courgettes, sliced
  4. Handful fresh flatleaf parsley, chopped
  5. Squeeze of lemon juice
  6. 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives
  7. 4 salmon fillets
  8. Pinch of cayenne pepper

Method

  1. 1. Heat the butter and half the olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the courgettes and parsley and fry for 5 minutes until tender and just turning golden. Drain, put into a dish and add the lemon juice and chives. Season and keep warm.
  2. 2. Heat the remaining oil in a pan over a medium-high heat, season the salmon fillets with salt, pepper and the cayenne, then fry for 4-5 minutes each side until just cooked. Drizzle the courgettes with a little more olive oil and serve with the salmon, and some crusty bread or new potatoes.

Nutritional info

Per serving: 437kcals, 33.4g fat (9.3g saturated), 32.1g protein, 1.9g carbs, 1.5g sugar, 0.3g salt

Chef's tip

Look out for salmon (or another type of fish, if you fancy) that is Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) approved. This fish dish is great with new potatoes.

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