Recipe: Simple Baked Salmon

Salmon is fantastically healthy, providing you with protein and a valuable dose of Omega-3 Fatty Acids (which help with inflammation and brain function).

Generally, Australians do not get enough of these beneficial Omega-3 Fats in our diet. Once you get the hang of cooking salmon, you’re sure to have it on your menu often, and your body will thank you for it. Try this simple baked salmon for an easy, nutritious mid-week meal.

 

Simple Baked Salmon

Serves 4

Ingredients

4 pieces of Skinless Salmon Fillets (100-150g each)

Dash of White Wine

1 lemon, sliced into thin rounds

4 sprigs fresh Thyme

Sea Salt and freshly cracked Pepper

 Method:

  1. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. Place the salmon in a casserole dish and add a dash of white wine. Top the salmon fillets with lemon slices and thyme, before lightly scattering some salt and pepper.
  3. Cover the dish with the lid and bake for 15 minutes or until cooked through.

 

Serve this simple baked salmon with roast potatoes, quinoa or couscous. Don’t forget to also add lots of vegetables (beans, asparagus, zucchini and peas would all go nicely) or a simple salad to your plate. And you’re done!