Salmon with Courgettes and Crème Fraîche

318 3
Salmon with Courgettes and Crème Fraîche

Salmon with Courgettes and Crème Fraîche

Loch Duart salmon in 20 minutes.

Preparation time: 20 minutes.

Serves: 2.


25g unsalted butter

2 medium courgettes, coarsely grated

1 clove garlic, crushed

3 tbsp crème fraîche

2 salmon fillets, about 150g each

Few leaves basil


  1. Melt the butter in a frying pan and add the courgettes, garlic and a good pinch of salt. Cook for a
  2. minute over a high heat, then reduce the heat and stir in the crème fraîche. Bring to simmering point and then lay the salmon fillets on top.
  3. Cover and cook gently for about 5 minutes, until the salmon is just cooked through.
  4. Put the salmon on warmed plates.
  5. Rip half the basil leaves and stir into the courgettes.
  6. Spoon the courgettes around the salmon and add the rest of the basil.
  7. For a crunchy topping for fish, melt butter in a pan, add garlic, grated lemon rind and chopped parsley and fry for 1-2 minutes.
  8. Stir in some fresh breadcrumbs and press the topping onto your fish fillet.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes and serve with lemon wedges to squeeze over.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *