Herb Salmon 01

Garlic and Herb Salmon, with Butter and Garlic Potatoes

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So, how do you feel about cooking salmon? Many people seem scared, or at least a little worried when it comes to cooking fish, especially salmon. Honestly, there is no need to be worried, it's really very simple. This recipe is an easy way to prepare the salmon and have a restaurant style meal on the table, and it will make you look like a world class chef. I use a great deal of garlic in this recipe, but if you're not so much a fan, feel free to reduce the amount.

Ingredients

Potatoes

5-6 small new potatoes per person 3 cloves of garlic 30g butter Salt Black Pepper

Salmon

1 salmon fillet per person 5 cloves of garlic 20g chopped parsley 20g chopped dill 20g chopped chives 2tbsp olive oil Juice of 1/2 lemon Salt Black Pepper

Asparagus

8-10 asparagus tips per person 1tbsp olive oil 30g grated parmesan cheese

Method

Preheat your oven to 220 degrees celsius/ 430 degrees farenheit Ensure that the potatoes are clean and have no bad bits. Place in a pan of cold water and bring to the boil Simmer for 20 minutes boiled potatoes   While the potatoes are simmering, we can prepare the garlic and butter for the potatoes, and the herb & garlic coating for the salmon Finely chop the 3 cloves of garlic and add to the 30g of melted butter. Add a little salt and black pepper Finely chop the 5 cloves of garlic. Also chop the parsley, dill & chives. Place all of them in a small dish, add a little salt and pepper, and 1tbsp of the olive oil and lemon juice   garlic and herbs   When the potatoes have cooked for 20 minutes, drain them Place on a baking tray and gently crush with the back of a spoon Drizzle the garlic and butter over the potatoes and place in the preheated oven for 20 minutes garlic potatoes   To get the timing right, you need to do the next step in 5 minutes maximum Now place the salmon and asparagus on a baking tray lined with grease-proof paper Coat the salmon and asparagus with olive oil Sprinkle the grated parmesan cheese over the asparagus Spoon the garlic & herb coating over the salmon Place tray in the preheated oven for 15 minutes herb salmon     When everything is cooked, serve together, with a wedge or two of lemon. salmon herb potatoes

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