Garlic and Dill Steamed Salmon

    35 minutes

    A large salmon fillet, seasoned with minced garlic, fresh dill and lemon and steamed in foil while it cooks either in the oven or on the barbecue. Serve with a side of fresh salad and you have a super healthy salmon meal!

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    Serves: 6 

    • 750g salmon fillet
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 sprigs fresh dill, chopped
    • 5 slices lemon
    • 5 sprigs fresh dill, whole
    • 2 spring onions, chopped

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat oven to 230 degrees C. Spray two large pieces of foil with cooking spray
    2. Place the salmon fillet on top of one piece of aluminium foil. Sprinkle salmon with salt, pepper, garlic and chopped dill.
    3. Arrange lemon slices on top of fillet and place a sprig of dill on top of each lemon slice. Sprinkle fillet with chopped spring onions.
    4. Cover salmon with second piece of foil and pinch together both pieces to tightly seal. Place on a baking tray or in a large baking dish.
    5. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until salmon flakes easily.

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    This is a great way to prepare salmon. Not only does it taste good, but the presenation is just beautiful! My friend's jaw dropped to the floor when she saw this dinner  -  29 Sep 2008


    This was very good. I didn't have the dill, so I substitued italian herbs and I used lemon juice instead of the slices. It was perfectly cooked and very tasty. I will be making this again.  -  29 Sep 2008


    This was so easy. You just chop up some dill, spring onions and garlic. Top with sliced lemons and bake in the oven. It was my first time making salmon and it couldn't have turned out better. It was so simple yet very flavourful. I paired this with a creamy dill sauce that included lemon juice, spring onions and dill.  -  29 Sep 2008