Grilled Salmon with Tomato, Capers and Herby Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Tomato, Capers and Herby Sauce

  • Preparation time

    15 mins
  • Cook time

    10 mins
  • Serves 4

Whether you're entertaining guests or cooking for a couple, this recipe for Grilled Salmon with Tomato, Capers and Herby Sauce makes for a fresh summer lunch or dinner.

Dietary Information

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.

Ingredients

  • Parsley leaves - 1/3 cup
  • Basil leaves - 1/4 cup
  • Extra virgin olive oil, plus 1 Tbsp extra - 1/4 cup
  • White wine vinegar - 2 Tbsp
  • Anchovy fillets, chopped - 3
  • Garlic, crushed - 1 clove
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • Salmon fillets - 4 120g
  • Tomatoes, finely chopped - 3 large
  • Baby capers - 1 Tbsp
  • Asparagus, steamed - 1 bunch
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

Method

  1. To make the dressing, in a small food processor, combine herbs, 1/4 cup of the oil, vinegar, anchovies and garlic until smooth. Season, then set aside.

  2. Pat fish skin dry with a paper towel and sprinkle with salt.

  3. In a large frying pan, heat remaining oil on high. Cook fish, skin-side down, for 3-4 minutes. Turn and cook for 3-5 minutes, depending on thickness of fish, until cooked through.

  4. In a bowl, combine tomato and capers. To serve, spoon over fish with dressing on top. Accompany with asparagus and lemon.

Helpful Tip: You can also blanch the asparagus for 3 minutes to ensure the stalks remain crisp.

PER SERVE • Energy 1992Kj • Protein 23g • Total Fat 40g • Saturated Fat 7g • Carbohydrates 5g • Sugars 5g • Sodium 310mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.