Fried Salmon with Spinach

    30 minutes

    Simple fried salmon cannot be beat, this lightly seasoned salmon is served with a sauteed spinach and creme fraiche side.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 tablespoons butter
    • 4 (200g) salmon fillets
    • 1 tablespoons butter
    • 2 shallots, finely diced
    • 250g fresh spinach
    • 100ml crème fraiche
    • 1/2 lemon, juiced
    • 3 tablespoons diced fresh parsley, chives and thyme
    • 1 lemon, sliced

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the salmon fillets and cook for 15 minutes turning over after 7 minutes.
    2. In a large saucepan heat 1 tablespoon of the butter and cook shallots over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the spinach and cook until the water has completely evaporated. Add the creme fraiche and reduce until thickened.
    3. Place the salmon fillets on a serving platter with a side of spinach and sprinkle with lemon juice. Sprinkle with herbs and garnish with lemon slices. Serve with spinach.

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    this recipe was good, it wasn't horrible but it also wasn't outstanding. Not sure if I will make it again. Had to add more creme fraiche as it didn't seem 'creamy' enough. It was good for an experimental dinner but something was missing.  -  09 Dec 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)