Pan-roasted salmon with new potatoes, baby leaf salad, avocado and tomato salsa

4
45 minutes

Ingredients

Pan-roasted salmon with spring vegetables

  • 4 salmon fillets, each weighing 180g, skinless and boneless
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Spring vegetables

  • 200g of new potatoes
  • 150g of peas
  • 400g of broad beans
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt

Avocado salsa

  • 1 avocado, ripe
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 2 tomatoes, vine-ripened
  • 1 tbsp of coriander, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • sea salt

To serve

  • mixed salad leaves, young
  • 8 quail eggs, optional

Method

1
To begin, simmer the potatoes in salted boiling water until tender. Drain, slice into 1cm slices and dress with some olive oil and salt. Keep warm
  • 200g of new potatoes
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
2
Pod the peas and broad beans, cook in salted boiling water until just cooked and refresh in iced water to retain their vivid green colour
  • 400g of broad beans
  • 150g of peas
3
Blanch the asparagus in salted boiling water until just tender and refresh in iced water
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
4
To make the salsa, dice the avocado and season with sea salt and lemon juice. Finely chop the red onion and add to the avocado
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 avocado, ripe
  • salt
  • 1/2 small red onion
5
Quarter the tomatoes, remove the seeds and remove the core. Finely dice the flesh and add to the avocado mixture with the chopped coriander. Stir to combine and season to taste
  • 2 tomatoes, vine-ripened
  • 1 tbsp of coriander, chopped
6
To cook the quail eggs (if serving), submerge the eggs in boiling water for 90 seconds, then drain and refresh in iced water. Once cold, peel very carefully and set aside
7
To cook the salmon, season the fish and heat 1 tsp of oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Once hot, add the salmon skin-side down and cook for 3 minutes. After this time, flip over and cook for 30 seconds, or until cooked through but still pink in the centre
8
To serve, divide the potatoes between plates and place the vegetables on top. Add a mound of the avocado salsa to each plate, top with a piece of salmon and dress with salad leaves. Serve immediately