Baked Salmon with Lemon Dressing
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Tender baked salmon, zesty lemon dressing, paired with nutty quinoa and fresh salad greens round out this tasty treat!

Servings: 1 person
Author: Inspirecookeat
Ingredients
  • 200 grams salmon fillet
  • 3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 sprig spring onions washed and sliced on a bias
  • 60 grams mixed salad greens washed and drained
  • 6-8 cherry tomatoes washed and halved
  • 1/2 lemon zested and juiced
  • 2 tbsp sliced almonds toasted
  • 1/2 cup quinoa cooked
  • salt and pepper season to taste
Dressing
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice from lemon
Instructions
  1. Set oven to 450 degrees F / 230 degrees C, season salmon fillet with salt and pepper, coat evenly with olive oil and bake in oven until tender. Approximately 12-15 minutes. (For my 200g fillet, it took me 12 minutes).

  2. If required, cook raw quinoa according to package directions. Also, toast almonds in separate small dry pan.

  3. Mix almonds, lemon zest, 1/2 tbsp olive oil and spring onions into quinoa. Season to taste.

  4. Toss salad greens with cherry tomatoes, and 1/2 tbsp of olive oil.

  5. For the dressing whisk together all dressing ingredients with 1 tbsp of olive oil. Season to taste. Add more honey or lemon as desired.

  6. To serve, plate up salad, quinoa and salmon. Top with lemon dressing

  7. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes