Stuffed Baked Salmon Recipe

Stuffed Baked Salmon Recipe - Salmon is very popular here in Spain and this dish combines sun dried tomatoes, lemons and basil as a stuffing, healthy and delicious and perfect for a dinner party or a special meal.

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Ingredients - Serves 4

2 Large Salmon Fillets (500 g/ 1.1lb) - If you can not find large salmon fillets, use smaller ones and make individual parcels.

10 Sun Dried Tomatoes.

1 Egg.

Fresh basil.

1Large Lemon

2 Slices of Stale White Bread.

Extra virgin olive oil.

Salt and Pepper.

Stuffed Baked Salmon Recipe


Soak the sun-dried tomatoes in oil the night before.

Wash the lemon and slice evenly

Chop the sun-dried tomato into small pieces, and place in a bowl.  Add 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh basil.

Grate the stale bread into breadcrumbs, and add to the basil and tomatoes.

Add the beaten egg and combine all the ingredients into a paste, using a hand held blender.

Place one of the salmon fillets, on a clean work surface, with the skin underneath, sprinkle with some salt, then place half the lemon slices on top.

Smooth the paste over the lemon slices

Cover with the other slice of salmon, with the skin on top, and place the remaining lemon slices on top

Tie with baking string and place in an oven proof dish greased with oil. drizzle with olive oil.

Put it in the hot oven, at 180 ºC/350f/ Gas 5 for 30 minutes.

Garnish with lemon wedges and serve with boiled potatoes, chips or rice.

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