It occurred to us that we’ve really been focusing on vegetarian recipes, but I swear, we’re omnivores!
Let’s ease in to animal products shall we?
Fish is on regular rotation in both our homes, and the usual suspects for weeknight cooking include salmon, trout and tilapia.
Salmon has great flavour and texture and it’s a little more forgiving in terms of cooking time. Since it’s fillets are thicker, it tends to stay moist if you cook it a little too long. A great beginner fish!
While many other cooking techniques exist, all of these recipes involve baking salmon. In my opinion it’s a foolproof way to cook fish to perfection.
This recipe for salmon cakes involves a little pre-planning and some time, but they’re a cinch to put together and well worth it. Here they’re topped with a lemon and garlic infused greek yogurt and served with an arugula, goat cheese and roasted beet salad.
This asian inspired salmon is a definite week-nighter. Dinner on the table in less than 20. Boom. Here it’s served with some simple steamed cauliflower and smashed edamame beans with a drizzle of sesame oil.
The easiest of them all is this maple-mustard salmon. Three ingredients, Including the salmon! Serve with rice, quinoa or potato (regular or sweet) and your choice of green veg.
Go on and go now. Get to that fish monger.