Calling all Salmon lovers 😋

Using the simplest of ingredients for maximum WOW, highly recommend this crowd pleaser … so good, super easy and amazingly delicious.

 

Oven Baked Pesto Salmon with Salmon 'Crackling'

Using beautiful wild caught salmon fillets topping with 'Basil & Mint Pesto'... and served on a fresh and lightly dressed green salad.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 4 200g Salmon fillets (skin off and set aside)
  • 4 tbsp Basil & Mint Pesto (see recipe link via website)
  • cup Fresh Parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • Lemon, squeeze

Instructions
 

  • Pre heat oven to 180c
  • Place salmon fillets on an oven tray lined with baking paper
  • Lightly brush salmon with olive oil
  • Top each fillet with pesto
  • Bake for 20mins for medium rare adjust timing for your preference
  • Meanwhile, (while the salmon is baking) lightly salt and oil salmon skin and fry on a high heat in your fry pan until crispy (a couple of minutes on each side)
  • Remove salmon from the oven add a little shaved parmesan cheese, a tiny squeeze of lemon and the super crispy 'salmon cracking'
  • Serve with a salad of mixed leaves, vegetables of choice, dressed with olive oil and apple cider vinegar