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Fried Cajun Salmon And Crushed Potatoes

Serves 4
Preparation time
45 min
Ingredients
  • Salmon:
  • 700g
    boneless, scaled salmon fillets
  • 1 tbsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp
    paprika powder
  • 1/2 tbsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 3/4 tbsp
    salt
  • pinch dried basil
  • 2 tbsp
    oil
  • Crushed potatoes:
  • 800g
    early or new potatoes
  • 1/2 tbsp
    Lemon oil
  • 1 tbsp
    Mustard seeds
  • 3/4 tbsp
    salt
  • fresh rosemary
  • On the salmon fillets:
Method
  1. Mix the ingredients for the Cajun spice mix together.
  2. Cut the boneless, scaled salmon fillet into four pieces. Brush with oil on both sides. Sprinkle the spice mix on both sides of the fish and rub into the fillet surface. Refrigerate for about one hour.
  3. COOKING
    Prepare the potatoes during that time. Wash the unpeeled potatoes well. Boil the potatoes in salted water until fork tender. Pour out the water and steam the potatoes.
  4. Add the mustard seeds and half the oil to the potatoes, and then mix.
  5. Pour the potatoes onto a baking sheet and carefully crush the potatoes by pressing them flat with a cup, glass or the base of a bottle.
  6. Brush lemon oil on the surface of the potatoes and sprinkle with salt and fresh rosemary. Bake at 225 degrees on the middle shelf of the oven for 15 minutes.
  7. Heat 1 ½ tbsp of oil in a frying pan. Lift the salmon pieces into the pan and reduce the heat. Depending on the thickness of the fillets, fry at medium heat for 5–7 minutes on each side.
  8. Brush the salmon fillets with Benecol Buttery Taste. Serve with crushed potatoes.
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