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Miso-glazed salmon with braised leeks

8
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
An ideal dish to make for guests, these baked salmon fillets with a sweet-and-savoury miso glaze are served with butter-braised leeks on the side.

Ingredients

Salmon, raw

4 fillet(s), medium

Root Ginger

2 teaspoons, grated

Light Soy Sauce

8 ml

Butter

1 tablespoons, softened

Miso

1½ tablespoons, white

Honey

1 teaspoons, level

Rice Wine Vinegar

1 teaspoons

Spring Onions

2 medium, trimmed and sliced

Coriander, fresh

1 tablespoons

Leek

3 medium, large, trimmed and thinly sliced

Butter

2 teaspoons, softened

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas mark 6.
  2. To make the braised leeks, combine the leeks, butter and 25ml water in a large nonstick pan, then season well. Cook, stirring regularly, over a medium heat for 10 minutes, until soft and translucent.
  3. To make the braised leeks, combine the leeks, butter and 25ml water in a large nonstick pan, then season well. Cook, stirring regularly, over a medium heat for 10 minutes, until soft and translucent.
  4. While the leeks are braising and the salmon is baking, combine the butter, remaining ginger, miso paste, honey and rice vinegar in a small bowl. Spoon the butter over the salmon and return to the oven to bake for a final 2 minutes.
  5. Divide the leeks between plates, top with the salmon and serve garnished with the spring onions and coriander.

Notes

For a more substantial dish, fold the braised leeks through 400g boiled and mashed potatoes (no added ingredients). The SmartPoints will be Green (10), Blue (5), Purple (3).