Salmon Steaks with Mash & Baby Spinach
Impress the in-laws with a fresh cut of Salmon for dinner! Don't forget to check out our handy tip for crispy skin!
4 salmon steaks
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup of milk
100 grams baby spinach
Salt and pepper
Peel and halve potatoes. Place In a large pot with a teaspoon of salt and cover with water.
Pre heat oven to 180ºC. Bring to the boil the potatoes and cook until a knife easily slides through the potato. Approximately 10-15 minutes.
Drain the water from the pot and place warm pot back on stove to allow the potato’s to dry out. Add a splash of olive oil to a pan and fry salmon steaks for a minute each side.
Transfer to oven and cook for 5-10 minutes depending on how pink you like the middle In a bowl combine butter, ½ teaspoon salt and milk and heat in microwave for 1 minute.
Add milk mixture to potato’s and mash until soft and combined. In a bowl toss spinach with a pinch of salt and pepper, juice of half a lemon and a splash of olive oil.
Remove salmon from oven and serve on the bed of mash with baby spinach and wedges of lemon.
TIP: Preheat the pan over high heat to prevent the salmons sticking, then immediately reducing the heat once the salmon is added. This ensures the skin will remain crisp.