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Baked Salmon

with Lemon and Basil
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Baked Salmon

Baked Salmon - Salmon from the oven: Easy enough for even inexperienced cooks to make

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Health Score:
8,4 / 10
Difficulty:
very easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr
Ready in
Calories:
341
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Salmon is filled with heart-healthy fats; 100 grams contains an average of 1.8 grams of omega-3 fatty acids, which is great for the brain and immune system.

For eight portions, simply place a whole side of salmon on the baking tray and double the remaining ingredients accordingly.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie341 kcal(16 %)
Protein46 g(47 %)
Fat13 g(11 %)
Carbohydrates7 g(5 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0 g(0 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D2 μg(10 %)
Vitamin E1.5 mg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin19.4 mg(162 %)
Vitamin B₆1.6 mg(114 %)
Folate46 μg(15 %)
Pantothenic acid1.7 mg(28 %)
Biotin6 μg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁₂6 μg(200 %)
Vitamin C12 mg(13 %)
Potassium611 mg(15 %)
Calcium56 mg(6 %)
Magnesium70 mg(23 %)
Iron1.8 mg(12 %)
Iodine50 μg(25 %)
Zinc1.4 mg(18 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.8 g
Uric acid329 mg
Cholesterol124 mg
Development of this recipe:
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
8 sprigs Basil
3 teaspoons black peppercorns
2 pounds thin piece Salmon (with skin)
1 tablespoon Fleur de sel
1 lemon
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Mortar, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Small knife, 1 Fine grater, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Small bowl, 1 Whisk, 1 Plate

Preparation steps

1.
Baked Salmon preparation step 1

Rinse basil, pat dry, pluck leaves and coarsely chop half of the leaves.

2.
Baked Salmon preparation step 2

Crush peppercorns in a mortar or grind coarsely in a pepper mill.

3.
Baked Salmon preparation step 3

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Rinse the salmon, pat dry and then place skin side down on sheet.

4.
Baked Salmon preparation step 4

Mix the fleur de sel with the crushed pepper and rub over the salmon. Sprinkle with chopped basil and bake in a preheated oven at 175°F until fish is cooked through, about 40 minutes (longer for thicker fillets).

5.
Baked Salmon preparation step 5

Meanwhile, rinse lemon in hot water and wipe dry. Finely grate the zest, then squeeze out the lemon juice. 

6.
Baked Salmon preparation step 6

Mix the lemon zest and juice with the oil and honey in a small bowl.

7.
Baked Salmon preparation step 7

Remove salmon from oven and place on a large plate. Drizzle with the lemon sauce and let rest 8-10 minutes before sprinkling with remaining basil leaves and serving.