Nowadays when we visit the seaside we always try to find a fish and chip shop for lunch. Although we do have to find a gluten free restaurant for me. So there have been times we’ve been unable to eat by the sea due to a lack of facilities. My husband Howard, son Ted and I love a fish and chip meal. The food is probably the main reason we go to the seaside. When we enjoy lunches like fish and chips I always try to include it at some point in the weekly menu.
Ok, so I’ve never made battered fish but I do enjoy experimenting with different toppings. Ted and I love garlic and ghee so I thought I would try this topping on a piece of salmon. Plus instead of chips I cooked sweet jacket potatoes. I thought of this dish while thinking about the last meal we ate when we went to the seaside. The results were amazing and it’s a recipe I wanted to share with you.
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- Sharp knife
- Chopping board
- Baking tray
- Mixing bowl
- Bread knife
- Garlic x 4 cloves
- Ghee or unsalted butter x 80g
- Salmon x 4 fillets
- Sweet potatoes x 4
- Peas or green beans x 200g
- Remove the butter or ghee 2 hours before use and let it soften in a warm place.
- Preheat the oven to 200°C or gas mark 6.
- Wash the potatoes and pierce them all over with a fork.
- Once the oven has preheated put the potatoes in for an hour.
- Peel the garlic and slice it thinly.
- Put the garlic into a mixing bowl and add in the ghee or butter.
- Mash the ghee or butter together with the garlic.
- Spread the mash as evenly as possible over the salmon.
- 15 minutes before the potatoes finish cooking add in the salmon fillets to the baking tray.
- Bake for 15 minutes or until the fish flesh flakes away from itself.
- Meanwhile put the saucepan onto a high heat and add boil water to the pan.
- Add the peas or green beans to the pan and boil for 3 – 5 minutes.
- Once the peas or green beans are cooked drain through the colander.
- When everything else is cooked remove from the oven.
- Then serve and enjoy.
Oven Baked Salmon with Garlic Ghee, Jacket Potato and Peas or Green Beans was a huge hit with my little family. The sweet jacket potatoes made a delicious change from the usual chips or rice I serve with salmon. Plus the garlic ghee butter made the fish really tasty. The roasted garlic brought out the sweetness in the salmon and the ghee add extra creaminess to the dish. It was a very simple that was easy to cook and tasted delicious. However you decide to eat this dish, as always, please enjoy. Thank you xxx