Prep: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

SalmonThis recipe is for anyone who thinks cooking is a chore. This recipe is full of zesty taste and requires minimal effort. Substitute the salmon fillets for a side of salmon if entertaining larger groups. This hassle free dish is perfect for a dinner party and is sure to impress!

The below quantities are for a side of salmon which can serve 3-6 people but do amend accordingly:

  • 3 tablespoons mustard
  • 3 tablespoons chopped chives
  • Half a freshly squeezed lemon
  • Zest of half a lemon
  • A drizzle of olive oil


1. Place the salmon skin side down on a baking tray lined with foil.

2. Mix the above ingredients in a bowl and coat the fleshy side of salmon with the mixture. Add a sprinkle of freshly ground salt and pepper to taste.

3. Place in the centre of the oven and bake for 20 minutes at 400 F / 205 C.

4. Once cooked, cut into fillet pieces and serve with vegetables and or potatoes.

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