Salmon Fillet With Herb Pesto

Salmon Fillet With Herb Pesto Recipe

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Marian Arbour


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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15 Min
30 Min


  • 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
  • 2 clove
    garlic chopped fine
  • 1/2 c
    pine nuts or walnuts
  • 4
    salmon fillets 6 ounces each, skin on and deboned

How to Make Salmon Fillet With Herb Pesto


  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.

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About Salmon Fillet With Herb Pesto

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

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