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Baked salmon with fennel & tomatoes

Aniseedy fennel and juicy cherry tomatoes cut through the richness of salmon fillets

  • Prep: 20 mins
    Cook: 25 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Calories 398
  • Carbohydrates 5
  • Saturated Fat 5
  • Sugar 5
  • Protein 37
  • Fat 25
  • Fibre 0
  • Salt 0.27

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 398
  • Carbohydrates 5
  • Saturated Fat 5
  • Sugar 5
  • Protein 37
  • Fat 25
  • Fibre 0
  • Salt 0.27

Ingredients

  • 2 medium fennel bulbs
  • 2 tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 175g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 salmon fillets, about 175g each
  • few black olives (optional)

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Trim the fronds from the fennel and set aside. Cut the fennel bulbs in half, then cut each half into 3 wedges. Cook in boiling salted water for 10 mins, then drain well. Chop the fennel fronds roughly, then mix with the parsley and lemon zest.

  2. Spread the drained fennel over a shallow ovenproof dish, then add the tomatoes. Drizzle with olive oil, then bake for 10 mins. Nestle the salmon among the veg, sprinkle with lemon juice, then bake 15 mins more until the fish is just cooked. Scatter over the parsley and serve.

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