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Sesame and pesto crusted salmon

8
Point(s)
Total Time
35 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

Salmon, raw

4 fillet(s), medium

Green Pesto

2 tablespoons, level, basil pesto

Basil, fresh

1 leaf/leaves

Sesame Seeds

2 tablespoons

Courgette

200 g

White pasta, dry

200 g

Olive Oil

1 teaspoons

Basil, fresh

1 leaf/leaves

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C, fan 200°C, gas mark 7. Place the salmon fillets into a baking dish and brush the top of them with the pesto, lemon zest and half the lemon juice. Cook for 6 minutes. Remove from the oven, and sprinkle with the sesame seeds. Return to the oven and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, peel and cut the courgette into noodles. Cook the pasta to pack instructions, three minutes before the end of the cooking add the courgette noodles.
  3. Drain, then return to the pan and drizzle with olive oil and the remaining lemon juice. Stir to combine. Season, then serve with the salmon fillets and garnish with the basil.