Salmon with leeks

Salmon with leeks

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  • 6
  • Easy
  • 25 minutes
  • 35 minutes
  • De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2020
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  • 3 T honey
  • 150 g butter, melted
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 10 g dill, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 x 1.2 kg Woolworths Norwegian salmon side (from the fish counter) 
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 300 g leeks, cut into small chunks
  • 2 x 700x bags baby potatoes
  • 300 g Woolworths Italian leaves
  • 4 grapefruit, peeled and segmented
  • For the dressing, mix:
  • 1 T wholegrain mustard
  • 2 T red wine vinegar
  • 2 t honey
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 t salt
  • For the horseradish yoghurt, mix:
  • 70 g horseradish sauce
  • 250 g plain yoghurt
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Combine the honey, butter, olive oil, dill, garlic, lemon juice and zest and pour over the salmon in a deep ovenproof dish. Add the leeks and roast for 30–35 minutes, basting every 5 minutes.

2. Cook the baby potatoes in boiling salted water until tender. Toss with the dressing while hot.

3. Arrange the grapefruit on a platter with the leaves. Top with the salmon, horseradish cream and baby potatoes.

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Photographs: Andrea Van Der Spuy
Food assistant: Kate Ferreira

Hannah Lewry Recipe by: Hannah Lewry
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