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Whole salmon with lemon and dill

Zesty citrus and the subtle taste of dill are the perfect accompaniments for tender, flaky salmon

By , 25 March 2019

(3 votes)

Whole salmon with lemon and dill
  • Prep: 10 Mins
    Cook: 1 Hour 15 Mins

  • Serves: 12

Nutritional Info
Each 290g serving contains
  • Energy

    1711KJ

    409KCAL

    20%
  • Fat

    22.9g

    high

    33%
  • Saturates

    5.5g

    med

    28%
  • Sugars

    2.9g

    low

    3%
  • Salt

    0.15g

    low

    3%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 590kJ/409kcal.
Ingredients
  • 2.5kg Asda Whole Salmon
  • 1tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • ½ x 25g pack dill
  • Zest 1 lemon
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Line a large baking tray with baking paper

  • Cut deep slashes across a 2.5kg Asda Whole Salmon, trimmed and head removed, and rub all over with 1tbs rapeseed oil. Put the fish on the tray; stuff with 2 lemons, sliced, and ½ x 25g pack dill, chopped. Sprinkle over the zest 1 lemon, then halve the lemon and add to the tray with the cut sides down.

  • Bake for 50-60 mins or until the fish is cooked and flakes away from the bone.

  • Meanwhile, simmer baby potatoes in a pan of water for 15-18 mins, until tender. Drain, transfer to a serving dish and melt over some unsalted butter

  • Add some mangetout to a pan of boiling water. Cook for 2 mins, drain and transfer to a serving dish.

  • Transfer the roast salmon to a serving platter. Garnish with the remaining dill and the browned lemon ends, then serve with the buttered baby potatoes and the mangetout on the side.