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Low Fat Piri Piri Spiced Salmon With Stir Fry Vegetables

Low Fat Piri Piri Spiced Salmon With Stir Fry Vegetables…

Enjoy this delicious recipe and enjoy it GUILT free as this scrumptious recipe is low fat!

Ingredients (serves 2)

For the salmon:

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp piri piri spice
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil

For the vegetables:

  • 1 sliced pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 3 sliced carrots
  • 1 tsp piri piri sauce
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 handful of butternut squash pasta
  • 1 courgette sliced
  • a handful of cashew nuts- crush them slightly in a pestle and mortar. (if you don’t have one, put the nuts in a sandwich bag/foil/clingfilm and crush using any appropriate kitchen utensil/bottle/tin)

Method:

  • Heat the oven to 180c.
  • Prepare the salmon: Mix the piri piri spice in with the rapeseed oil to create a paste.
  • Place the salmon fillets in an oven proof dish or on some foil.
  • Pour the piri piri paste over the fillets and set aside. *This can be done ahead of time and left to marinate in the fridge*.
  • Prepare the vegetables: Slice all of the various vegetables and set aside in a bowl.
  • Place the salmon in the oven to cook for 15 minutes.
  • When you have 5 minutes cooking time left on the fish, heat the oil in a frying pan and add the chopped vegetables. (including the butternut squash pasta).
  • Cook for a few minutes.
  • Sprinkle the piri piri spice over the vegetables.
  • Stir well, turn the heat down and cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Transfer the vegetables into an oven proof bowl and place in the oven to keep warm.
  • Remove the salmon and place in the frying pan to finish the cooking process.
  • Crisp it over by frying for 2 minutes on each side.
  • Place the vegetables onto a plate and add the salmon.
  • Sprinkle the cashew nuts over the top and serve.

Meal Alterations:

Extra energy and carbohydrates- exchange or have in addition to the butternut squash pasta any of the following: whole wheat noodles, quinoa, brown basmati rice.

 

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17 Jun
2016
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