Salmon Semi-Functional (ala Teigan)

You will need:

  • Roasting potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Broccoli
  • Dill, rosemary & salt
  • Ginger & garlic
  • Salmon cutlets
  • Spinach (or alternately lettuce, if perchance the spinach you thought you had looks like this:
    Gross spinach
    … and smells even worse)
  • Soy sauce
  • Honey
  • Parsley
  • A lemon

  1. Preheat oven to 200C whilst parboiling chopped potatoes for 5 minutes.
    Boiling potatoes

  2. Put the potatoes in a pan with olive oil, dill, rosemary and salt. Roast in oven for 30 minutes.
    Prepped potatoes

  3. Remove pan from oven. Turn the potatoes, and add the pumpkin. Return to the oven for a further 30 minutes. Turn once more, then return to oven again until serving time.
    Pumpkin added to potatoes

  4. Commence steaming broccoli.
    Steaming broccoli

  5. Meanwhile, melt butter in a frypan and saute garlic & ginger for 1 minute on medium heat.
    Garlic & ginger

  6. Add salmon cutlets.
    Raw salmon

  7. Turn heat to high for one minute and sear both sides. Return flame to medium.
    Seared salmon

  8. Add a few of drops of soy sauce, a smidgeon of honey, and a handful of chopped coriander and a little parsley. Cook as one would a steak.
    Add soy sauce  Add honey
    Add parsley (1) Add parsley (2)

  9. Five minutes before serving, remove salmon from pan (keep warm in oven), add spinach lettuce, and stir through the juices in the pan.
    Lettuce cooking

  10. Serve salmon on bed of spinach lettuce, accompanied by boiled roast potatoes in their jackets and some steamed butternut pumpkin and steamed broccoli.

  11. Lemon juice to taste.
    Add lemon

It worked for this fish wuss.


(Thanks, SFHB.)


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8 Responses to Salmon Semi-Functional (ala Teigan)

  1. Lalalalalalalalalala.

    A question that popped into my mind while reading this post: Do you think you can take more pictures of your thumb? It’s pretty….
    Pretty funny!

  2. That looks incredibly tasty. I’ll be moving into my own place next week so I’m in dire need of some good recipes.

  3. teigan

    >It’s pretty….
    >Pretty funny!
    I don’t generally do requests for anonymous commenters. But in your case, Nada, I’ll make an exception.
    >That looks incredibly tasty.
    It was well tasty! I’m sure it’s even tastier with spinach..

  4. Nada Sad Awad aka NSA aka National Security Agency

    Hooow did you know it was meeeeeee? It was like, soooo not obvious!
    :weep weep:
    But atleast I can put on a happy face foooooooooor …..THUMB PICTURES!

  5. teigan

    >Hooow did you know it was meeeeeee? It was like, soooo not
    I can just tell these things. Especially in the case of people posting from fixed IPs. It’s a mysterious power that I have.

  6. The arrangement of the food on the plate is excellent, btw.

  7. teigan

    Ta. Alas what with the arranging and the photographing it was a bit cold by the time I actually got around to eating it. But one must make such sacrifices for Art. Heh

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