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Lemon and herb roasted salmon

9
2
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Skinless salmon fillet(s)

600 g, (4x150g fillets)

Lemon juice

¼ cup(s), (60ml)

White sugar

1 tbs

Fresh flat-leaf parsley

1 tbs, finely chopped, plus extra to garnish

Fresh thyme

1 tbs, finely chopped

Lemon zest

1 tsp, plus extra to garnish

Crushed garlic

1 tsp

Fresh oregano

1 tsp, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200ºC. Lightly spray a small, shallow baking dish with oil.
  2. Season both sides of salmon with salt and pepper. Place salmon in prepared baking dish and drizzle with 1½ tablespoons of lemon juice.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining lemon juice, sugar, parsley, thyme, lemon zest, garlic and oregano until sugar dissolves. Set aside.
  4. Bake salmon for 12 minutes or until almost cooked. Remove from oven and top with lemon mixture. Return to oven and bake for a further 2 minutes or until salmon is cooked to your liking. Sprinkle with extra parsley and zest.