There’s no denying fish provides some of the most important nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, potassium and B12. Wild Alaska Salmon is one of our favourites and this recipe below is a simple yet delicious meal that will serve you well for a mid-week dinner.
INGREDIENTS – Serves 2
2 x 125g fillets wild Alaska salmon
100ml dry white wine
1/2 tsp vegetable stock powder
500g baby new potatoes
A handful of watercress, roughly chopped
A handful of samphire
4 tbsp double cream
1 tbsp chopped fresh dill
Freshly ground black pepper
Put the salmon fillets into a shallow pan with the white wine and stock powder. Cover with a piece of buttered greaseproof paper or foil. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Turn off the heat.
Meanwhile, cook the potatoes in gently boiling water for about 15 minutes, until tender. When they are almost done, lightly cook the samphire in boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Drain well and add the butter and watercress to the potatoes, then crush them lightly with a potato masher or fork.
Share the potatoes between 2 warm plates and place the salmon fillets on top. Reduce the salmon cooking liquid by boiling it rapidly for a few moments, then remove from the heat and stir in the double cream and chopped dill.
Serve the samphire with the salmon and potatoes, with the sauce spooned on top.
Cook’s tip: You can really taste the sea-salty flavours of the marshes where the samphire grows – so you won’t need to add salt to the recipe.
For more information on Wild Alaska Salmon and where to source it, head to www.alaskaforeverwild.com