Roasted salmon with fresh-herb sauce

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Roasting Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets , about 180 g and 1-in. thick
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime or lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped capers
  • 1 small garlic clove , minced
  • 1/4 tsp dark sesame oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450F (230C). Line a baking sheet with foil. Place fish, skin-side down, on foil. Lightly brush or rub fish with a little oil, then sprinkle with salt.
  • Roast in preheated oven until tip of a sharp knife inserted into thickest part of fish comes out warm, from 10 to 13 min.
  • Meanwhile, measure cilantro leaves, then finely chop. Place in a small bowl. Stir in oil, lemon juice, capers, garlic and sesame oil. Remove fish to plates and spoon sauce overtop. Superb with peas and roasted baby potatoes. You can roast potatoes along with the salmon.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 304,
  • Protein
  • 26 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1 g,
  • Fat
  • 21 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 138 mg.

Roasting is the easiest way to cook salmon. Tuck it in the oven while you chop up a fresh-herb sauce that sings of spring.