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Salmon with lemon orzo

Published: March 25, 2015 at 3:05 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • serves 2

An easy salmon dish. Make more of oily fish with this simple supper. Orzo is a short-style pasta that is cut into a rice-like shapes. Easy to cook, it takes on the flavours of lemon and basil well in this midweek meal for two that works a treat with the oily fish.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal562
fat30.5g
saturates0g
carbs39.2g
sugars0g
fibre0.3g
protein34.9g
salt1.02g
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Ingredients

  • 100g orzo
  • 2 skinless fillets salmon
  • 1 tbsp plain flour, seasoned well
  • butter
  • olive oil
  • ½ lemon, zest and juice
  • ½ a small bunch basil, shredded

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the orzo following pack instructions. Dust the salmon with seasoned flour then fry in a little butter and olive oil until golden, about 4 minutes. Turn and cook on the other side for another 2 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Drain the orzo then toss with a large knob of butter, the zest, juice and the basil. Season and serve with the salmon.

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