Crumbed Salmon with roasted veggies


Lucia enjoys her salmon with roasted veggies instead of chips.

Preparation time: 15 min

Cooking time: 35 min

Serves 6

You will need

Roasted veggies

750 g butternut, cubed

4 potatoes, parboiled and cut into thin wedges

1 each green and yellow pepper, sliced

250 g asparagus

30 ml (2 tbsp) veggie sprinkle

oil to drizzle


4 salmon fillets

1 lemon, halved


15 ml (1 tbsp) honey

60 ml (4 tbsp) breadcrumbs

1-2 red chillies, seeded and finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

125 ml (½ cup) chopped fresh parsley

freshly ground pepper


1. veggies Preheat the oven to 180 °C and lightly grease a roasting pan with oil. 2. Put all the veggies in a pan, season with the veggie sprinkle and drizzle with oil. Roast for 20 to 30 minutes or until done. 3. saLMon Put the salmon fillets on a greased roasting pan and squeeze the fresh lemon on top. 4. topping Mix the topping ingredients and spread on top of each fillet. Lightly season with pepper and roast for about 6 minutes or until done – be careful not to overcook. The fish should flake cleanly with a fork. Serve with the roasted veggies. tips Q Instead of asparagus, use baby marrows cut into matchsticks. Q Substitute salmon with any white fish, such as hake or snoek.

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