Crusted salmon over the creamy spinach | Dinner in under 30 min

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This is my way to go recipe for a quick dinner. If you like salmon, you’re gonna love it. Simple for a weeknight dinner but also fancy looking dish for a guest.

Crusted salmon over the creamy spinach

Recipe by Sweet ZivileCourse: Main dishes, RecipesDifficulty: Easy


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  • 4 portion cut salmon filets, skinless. ~6-8 oz. each

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1/2 of lemon juice

  • 2 tbsp. of olive oil

  • For the crust
  • 1 cup of panko bread crumbs

  • 1/2 cup of grated parmesan cheese

  • 1/2 cup of finely chopped parsley

  • 1 tbsp. of garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp. of salt

  • 1/2 tsp. of pepper

  • 1/4 tsp. of nutmeg

  • For the spinach
  • 5 cups of baby spinach

  • 4 tbsp. of butter, unsalted

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 5 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

  • 8 oz. of cherry tomatoes

  • 1 cup of white wine

  • 1 cup of heavy cream

  • 1/2 of lemon juice and the zest

Let’s make it

  • Preheat the oven to 425 F.
  • Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper from both sides, squeeze lemon juice and place it on the lightly greased baking tray.
  • Mix all the crust ingredients together and distribute it evenly on the salmon.
  • Cook it in the oven for 18 min.
  • In a meantime let’s make spinach.
  • In a large skillet melt butter and olive oil. Add garlic and cook it for a minute or so.
  • Add wine and let it reduce until you have left 1/3.
  • Add cherry tomatoes and cook it until it starts to break down.
  • Add spinach and cook it until it’s welted.
  • Add cream, lemon juice and bring it to the boil. Taste for salt. If it feels to acidic, add 1 tsp. of sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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