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Marinated salmon fillet with mash

Marinated salmon fillet with mash

The key to the lovely flavour of this salmon fillet is in the balsamic marinade. Leave it in for at least 10 minutes - the longer the better to soak up the juice

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Nutritional information:

379 kilocalories
Carbohydrates: 19
Fat: 22
Omega-3: 2

What you need:

  • 4 x 125g (4oz) Tartan Quality Mark salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Juice of half lemon
  • Handful of chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper
  • 450g (1lb) hot mashed potatoes (or a family pack of instant mash - follow instructions on packet)
  • Bunch of spring onions, sliced

What you do:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 19O C/375 F /Gas Mark 5.
  2. Mix 1 tbsp oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and half the parsley. Place the salmon, skin side up, in a shallow oven proof dish, season and pour over the marinade. Allow to marinade for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Cook the salmon in oven for 8 - 10 minutes. The salmon is cooked when the flesh becomes opaque or when it flakes easily with a fork.
  4. Combine mash with remaining oil, parsley and spring onions.
  5. Serve the salmon on a bed of mash.

Whilst every effort is made to provide accurate information, nutritional values are supplied for general information only. Recipe and image kindly provided by Scottish Quality Salmon

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