Pancetta-wrapped salmon with griddled asparagus

Pancetta-wrapped salmon with griddled asparagus
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 10 min to make, 15 min to cook

A quick and simple recipe of pancetta-wrapped salmon fillets served with griddled asparagus and a zesty crème fraîche.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
630 kcals
Fat
50.7g (15.6g saturated)
Protein
41.1g
Carbohydrates
2.2g (2g sugar)
Salt
1.9g
Calories
630 kcals
Fat
50.7g (15.6g saturated)
Protein
41.1g
Carbohydrates
2.2g (2g sugar)
Salt
1.9g

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches asparagus, woody ends removed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets
  • 8 pancetta rashers
  • 100ml crème fraîche
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • Grated zest of 1 lime and juice of ½

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/fan200°C/gas 7. Place the asparagus in a shallow roasting tin and toss with half the olive oil. Season well and roast in the oven for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, season each salmon fillet, wrap in 2 pancetta rashers and brush with the remaining olive oil. Once the asparagus has been cooking for 5 minutes, remove from the oven and place the salmon on top. Return to the oven for a further 8-10 minutes until the salmon is just cooked and the pancetta is crisp.
  3. Mix together the crème fraîche and mayonnaise, then stir through the lime zest and juice. Season and serve with the asparagus and salmon.

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