A delicious meal for two found on olivemagazine.com
A sophisticated meal for two, this quick and easy salmon fillet with sharp and creamy potato salad is exactly what you need to lift you out of that mid-week work slump.
2 salmon fillets
1/2 lemon, grated peel
4 tbsp demerara
Dill, a small bunch, chopped
Pickled Potato Salad
300 g [10,5 oz] potatoes
2 tbsp pickled onions drained and finely diced
3 tbsp gherkins drained and finely diced
2 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp chopped dill
STEP 1 Put the salmon skin-side down in a small baking dish. Mix the salt, lemon zest, sugar and 2 tbsp of the dill and pat all over the salmon flesh. Leave for 30 minutes.
STEP 2 Meanwhile cook the potatoes in boiling salted water until tender then drain. Leave to cool to room temperature then mix with the rest of the ingredients and another tbsp chopped dill and season.
STEP 3 Heat the oven to 220 C / 430 F/fan 200 C / 390 F/gas 7. Rinse the salmon and pat it dry. Put on a small roasting tray and bake for 10-15 minutes until just cooked.
STEP 4 Serve the salmon with the potato salad and a little extra dill if you like.