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Q. What do green beans, new potatoes and salmon fillets have in common?
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Lightly Smoked Salmon Stir-Fry with Basil Oil
This softly smoked fish is lifted to new heights paired with zesty lemon and sweet, fresh basil.
Serves 4 Total time 30 mins
• 600g new potatoes, larger ones cut in half
• 4 lightly smoked salmon fillets
• 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
• 300g green beans, topped and tailed
• 2 courgettes, cut into thin rounds
• 5 spring onions, finely sliced
• 4 plum tomatoes, skinned, seeds removed and chopped (to skin, place tomatoes in boiled water for 1 min, then peel)
• Zest and juice of 1 lemon
For the basil oil
• 100ml extra virgin olive oil
• 1 large garlic clove, peeled
• 60g basil, leaves picked
1. Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6. Cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling water for 20 mins.
2. Place the salmon fillets skin-side down on a baking tray, drizzle with 1 tbsp of oil, season with black pepper and cook in the oven for 20 mins.
3. Pop the green beans into the potato pan for 2 mins to blanch. Remove with a slotted spoon, place onto kitchen roll and set aside.
4. Make the basil oil by whizzing all the ingredients in a blender, together with some seasoning. Taste and season again if needed.
5. When the fish has 5 mins cooking time left, add the beans, courgettes, spring onions and 2 tbsp oil into a large non-stick frying pan. On a medium high heat, stir fry the veg for 3 mins then add in the chopped tomatoes for a further 1 min. Remove from the heat, adding the lemon zest and juice.
6. Drain the potatoes and remove the salmon from the oven. Plate up the fish with the potatoes and vegetables, then drizzle over the basil oil.
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