Salmon With Spring Onion and Spinach Side

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 20 minutes
  • One serving

Whenever you go the farmer’s market, don’t ignore the magnificent leafy greens. They’re nourishing, tasty, and have a lovely texture. That’s why they’re a great side for salmon, for instance. Make this salmon with spring onion and spinach and you’ll have all the nutrients you need to get you through the day.

Ingredients Needed for Salmon With Spring Onion and Spinach Side

3 spring onions
3 garlic cloves, peel-on
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
3.5 ounces of salmon fillet
salt
pepper
3.5 ounces of baby spinach
1 lime, halves
parmesan, for garnish
chili flakes, for garnish

How to Cook Salmon With Spring Onion and Spinach Side

  1. Cut the spring onion into medium pieces.
  2. Crush the garlic cloves lightly with the flat of a knife.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet and lay the salmon fillet in it, skin-side-down.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Fry the salmon for 3-4 minutes on the first side, flip it over, and cook for 2-3 more minutes. Set aside.
  6. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in another skillet and cook the garlic for 30 seconds, to flavor the oil.
  7. Remove the garlic, then add the spring onion to the skillet. Stir and cook the spring onion.
  8. Add the baby spinach, squeeze some lime juice, and stir until the baby spinach softens a little.
  9. Serve the salmon with the spring onion and spinach side.
  10. Garnish with parmesan and chili flakes. Add half of a lime on your plate.

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