salmon recipe - A Timesaving Healthy Meal

This salmon recipe is an easy, though impressive fish recipe dish, which will contribute significantly toward your food health. It can either be used as a dinner party salmon recipe or as a mid-week meal. It's simplicity lends well to salmon being a an excellent fish recipe for that special occasion too.

A simple potato salad, together with very lightly steam cooked courgettes or asparagus, make the ideal accompaniment for this delicately flavoured healthy eating recipe.

About Salmon

Salmon is an oily fish, which is rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids and is good for your health. Salmon is considered the king of fish for both its flavour and appearance, which is bright silvery scales and pinkish-red textured flesh. For your salmon recipe, choose a good quality wild salmon, which is the best buy. Salmon is widely available as a whole fish or as steaks, cutlets or smoked salmon. You are certainly not limited in your choice of healthy eating recipes when it comes to salmon. A good way of cooking it is to poach the whole salmon, with your preferred seasoning. An excellent accompanying sauce when it is cooked in this way, is hollandaise sauce.

Cutlets and steaks are best reserved for salmon recipes that involve grilling. Either way, salmon is an excellent source of protein and is it's versatility makes it an excellent fish for numerous recipes

Grilled Salmon Steak Recipe

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Serves 4:
  • 4 salmon steaks
  • (Salt optional)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • Lemon slices
  • Sprigs of dill

    Potato Salad:

  • 675g (one and a half pounds) new potatos - cooked
  • 100g (4oz) radishes, sliced
  • Mixed salad leaves - e.g. rocket, lettuce, radicchio
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2-3 tablespoons capers (optional)
  • (Salt and pepper optional)


  • Wash potatoes thoroughly, then cook in lightly salted water until tender - drain and leave to cool

  • Slice radishes and potatoes and place in a bowl with capers

  • In a separate bowl, whisk oil, seasoning, vinegar and pour over potatoes

  • Wash salad leaves then shred finely. Place in serving bowl and arrange potatoes on top. Sprinkly with parsley

  • Pre-heat grill. Sprinkle salmon steaks with salt and pepper (if using). Brush with olive oil and top with lemon rind

  • Cook under a medium grill for 7-10 minutes on each side, occasionally brushing with a little oil

  • Serve the salmon with lightly cooked sliced courgettes and garnished with lemon and dill

  • nutritional information for your salmon recipe

  • This salmon recipe amounts to approximately 487 calories per serving
  • It is low in fat, yet rich in essential fatty acids required for your health
  • This salmon recipe provide a good source of of vitamin C and protein

  • Time Saving Tips:

  • Prepare salmon the night before (do not cook) and refrigerate
  • Wash and boil potatoes the night before - cool thoroughly and refrigerate. Leaving you with only the salmon to grill
  • Make salad dressing the night before, bottle and refrigerate
  • You could buy ready prepared packs of mixed salad leaves instead
  • As you can see, eating healthily isn't difficult. With a bit of pre-planning, you can prepare delicious meals such as this salmon recipe - even when you're pushed, and at the same time - building on your healthy eating habits.

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