Salmon Fillet With Herb Pesto Recipe

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Salmon Fillet With Herb Pesto

Marian Arbour

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@yfcsc

This salmon is great done on the BBQ but can also be baked in the oven at 375F and cooked until it flakes when tested with a fork.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Barbecue

Ingredients

1/2 c
fresh basil leaves
1/2 c
fresh parsley
1/2 c
fresh chives
1 Tbsp
lemon zest
2 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
1/4 c
olive oil plus more for brushing
1/4 c
water
2 clove
garlic chopped fine
1/2 c
pine nuts or walnuts
4
salmon fillets 6 ounces each, skin on and deboned

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In blender add basil, parsley, chives, lemon zest and lemon juice, 1/4 cup oil, and water and garlic and puree add nuts and puree until smooth, set aside.
2
Brush salmon with oil and season with salt and pepper, place salmon grill and cook for 3 minutes with lid open. rotate fish by 90 degrees and cook for another 3 minutes, Flip salmon and repeat to cook as before. Serve salmon with dollop of herb pesto. A baby spinach salad goes well with this fish or salad of your choice and crusty dinner rolls.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Quick & Easy