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Easy Oven-Roasted Salmon with Saffron Dijon Sauce
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12 INGREDIENTS • 13 STEPS • 25MINS

Easy Oven-Roasted Salmon with Saffron Dijon Sauce

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This dish has a rich and exotic flavor, yet it's healthy, high in protein, and gluten-free!
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Spain on a Fork
I'm Albert. Join me on a culinary adventure where I will show you how to make flavorful Spanish and Mediterranean recipes that are easy to make and done in a jiffy!
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This dish has a rich and exotic flavor, yet it's healthy, high in protein, and gluten-free!
25MINS
Total Time
$3.48
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
US / Metric
Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil
3 Tbsp
Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil
Lemon
1
Lemon, juiced
1 tsp juice per 2 servings
Sea Salt
to taste
Garlic
1 clove
Garlic, minced
White Wine
2 Tbsp
White Wine
Dijon Mustard
1/2 Tbsp
Dijon Mustard
Arugula
to taste
Fresh Chives
to taste
Fresh Chives, chopped
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
376
Fat
25.8 g
Protein
23.8 g
Carbs
7.7 g
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step 1
Peel and mince the garlic.
step 2
Wash and rinse the arugula leaves.
step 3
Slice the Lemon (1) into wedges.
step 4
Preheat oven to 410 degrees F (210 degrees C).
step 4 Preheat oven to 410 degrees F (210 degrees C).
step 5
Finely slice the chives.
step 6
Drizzle Salmon Fillets (2) with Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) and the juice from Lemon (1). Rub all over the fillets, then season with Sea Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste). Add the salmon fillets to a baking dish lined with parchment paper.
step 6 Drizzle Salmon Fillets (2) with Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) and the juice from Lemon (1). Rub all over the fillets, then season with Sea Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste). Add the salmon fillets to a baking dish lined with parchment paper.
step 7
Bake salmon for 13-15 minutes.
step 7 Bake salmon for 13-15 minutes.
step 8
To make the saffron dijon sauce, add Saffron Threads (1/2 tsp) into a mortar. Using a pestle, pound down on the saffron until you form a powder.
step 8 To make the saffron dijon sauce, add Saffron Threads (1/2 tsp) into a mortar. Using a pestle, pound down on the saffron until you form a powder.
step 9
Heat a small nonstick frying pan over a medium heat and add Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil (2 Tbsp). About 30 seconds later, add Garlic (1 clove) and mix with the oil. Cook for about 30 seconds. You don't want the garlic to get brown, just fragrant.
step 9 Heat a small nonstick frying pan over a medium heat and add Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil (2 Tbsp). About 30 seconds later, add Garlic (1 clove) and mix with the oil. Cook for about 30 seconds. You don't want the garlic to get brown, just fragrant.
step 10
Add White Wine (2 Tbsp) and mix continuously until the wine reduces in half, about 2 minutes.
step 10 Add White Wine (2 Tbsp) and mix continuously until the wine reduces in half, about 2 minutes.
step 11
Add the mixture into the mortar with the saffron and let it infuse for 3 minutes or until it cools off.
step 11 Add the mixture into the mortar with the saffron and let it infuse for 3 minutes or until it cools off.
step 12
Add Dijon Mustard (1/2 Tbsp) and mix together until you form a mayo-like consistency.
step 13
Add some Arugula (to taste) to a plate, place the salmon fillets on top, then spoon the saffron dijon sauce over the fillets. Garnish with Lemons (to taste) and Fresh Chives (to taste). Serve and enjoy!
step 13 Add some Arugula (to taste) to a plate, place the salmon fillets on top, then spoon the saffron dijon sauce over the fillets. Garnish with Lemons (to taste) and Fresh Chives (to taste). Serve and enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Lunch
Date Night
Keto
Low-Carb
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Quick & Easy
Seafood
Spanish
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