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


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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
salmon fillets 6 ounces each, skin on and deboned

How to Make Salmon Fillet With Herb Pesto


  • 1In 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.
  • 2Brush 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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