Asparagus, Lemon and Herb-Stuffed Salmon

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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Zesty lemon and fragrant herbs combine with beautiful salmon fillets to create a light, fresh dish. Serve with steamed new potatoes and salad to create the perfect midweek meal.

recipe updated Dec 10, 2018


  • Asparagus icon
    20 (300g)
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    4 tbsp (about 4)
  • Dill icon
    2 tbsp (about 8g)
  • Salmon filet icon
    Salmon filet
    8 (1080g)
  • Water icon
    as needed
  • Salt icon
    None pinch
  • Lemon zest icon
    Lemon zest
    x 1 (about 58g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Butter icon
    as needed
  • Lemon icon
    x 1 (about 58g)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat - 220°C
  2. Fill a clean large saucepan with water
  3. Add salt to the vegetables
  4. Boil - high heat
  5. Add asparagus to the vegetables
  6. Cook until tender - 3 min
  7. Drain well
  8. Add lemon zest, fresh parsley, dill and salt & pepper to the vegetables
  9. Toss until combined
  10. Grease a clean baking sheet with butter
  11. Place salmon filet on the baking sheet
  12. Stuff vegetables into fish
  13. Season
  14. Squeeze lemon into the fish
  15. Cook - 10 min, 220°C
  16. Serve
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