Lemon salmon with minted crushed peas (low-fat)

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Lemon salmon with minted crushed peas (low-fat)

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  • 0:10 Prep
  • 0:15 Cook
  • 4 Servings
  • Capable cooks

This healthy salmon recipe is delicious with the minty peas.

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Ingredients

  • 12 slices of lemon
  • 4 x 120g skinless salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Minted crushed peas

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 spring onions, sliced
  • 450g frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 cup (250ml) Massel vegetable liquid stock
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped mint leaves
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan

Method

  • Step 1
    For minted crushed peas, heat oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat, add spring onions and cook for 1 minute. Increase heat to medium-high and add peas, stock, sugar and mint, and cook for 5 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/3 cup (80ml) of the liquid, then add back to pea mixture. Roughly mash or pulse in a processor to roughly chop. Stir in cheese, then cover and set aside.
  • Step 2
    Place lemon, slightly overlapping, on top of each fillet. Heat oil in a large non-stick frypan over high heat. Carefully add fillets, lemon-side down, and cook for 3 minutes or until lemon begins to caramelise. Carefully turn over and cook for a further 2-3 minutes. Serve on peas.

  • High protein
  • Low carb
  • Low fat
  • Low kilojoule
  • Low sugar

Nutrition

  • 1853 kj

    Energy

  • 25g

    Fat Total

  • 6g

    Saturated Fat

  • 7g

    Fibre

  • 39g

    Protein

  • 84mg

    Cholesterol

  • 398.09mg

    Sodium

  • 7g

    Carbs (sugar)

  • 12g

    Carbs (total)

All nutrition values are per serve
  • Author: Valli Little
  • Image credit: Luke Burgess
  • Publication: Taste.com.au

Source: taste.com.au

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