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Slow cooked salmon with chickpeas

11
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
50 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
40 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Sharp lemon and sweet honey help to lift this filling dish, which combines salmon, chickpeas and young leaf spinach.

Ingredients

Chickpeas, cooked

2 can(s), large, drained, drained and rinsed

Lemon(s)

1 zest(s) of 1, grated

Lemon Juice, Fresh

2 tablespoons

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Spinach

300 g, young leaf

Salmon, raw

4 fillet(s), medium, skinless

Olive Oil

2 tablespoons

Shallots

1 medium, small, very finely chopped

Dijon Mustard

1 teaspoons, level

Honey

1 teaspoons, level, clear

Dill, Fresh

1 tablespoons, chopped, to serve

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 120°C, fan 100°C, gas mark 1/2. Put the chickpeas in a large bowl and roughly mash. Season to taste, then add the lemon zest and toss to combine. Transfer to a 20cm x 20cm baking dish.
  2. Mist a large nonstick pan with cooking spray and put over a mediumhigh heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant, then add the spinach and cook for a further 4-5 minutes, until the spinach has wilted. Season to taste, then add to the dish with the chickpeas.
  3. Arrange the salmon fillets over the spinach and chickpea mixture and season to taste. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, then bake for 35 minutes, or until the salmon is just cooked through.
  4. Meanwhile, make the dressing. Put the shallot, lemon juice, mustard and honey in a small bowl and season to taste. Gradually whisk in the remaining olive oil. To serve, drizzle the vinaigrette over the salmon, then scatter over the fresh dill.