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Salmon with spring onion mash recipe

Salmon with spring onion mash

Prep time
20 mins

Cooking time
25 mins

Effort
Medium effort

Serves
4

  • 1kg potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 6 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 4 tbsp 1% fat milk
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 250g broccoli, broken into florets
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

1

Cook the potatoes in boiling water for 20 minutes, until tender, adding the spring onions to the saucepan 5 minutes before the end of cooking time.

2

When the potatoes have been cooking for 10 minutes, start to prepare the salmon. Heat the vegetable oil oil in a non-stick frying pan, brushing it over the surface.

3

Add the salmon, skin side down. Cook over a high heat for 2-3 minutes, without moving the fillets. Turn the salmon over, reduce the heat and cook for a further 3-4 minutes.

Use haddock, coley or cod fillets instead of salmon, or try using trout fillets or stakes.

4

At this point, put the broccoli on to cook in a little boiling water - it will take about 5-6 minutes. Let the salmon rest for a few minutes while making the mash.

5

Drain the potatoes and spring onions and mash thoroughly. Beat in the milk and parsley. Reheat on the hob for 1 minute, beating well. Share the mash between four warmed plates and arrange the salmon fillets on top. Serve with the broccoli.

Try using chopped chives or dill instead of parsley, or use a pinch of mixed dried herbs.

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