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Maple Salmon with Rocket Pesto

Salmon steaks marinated in a delectable maple syrup, mint
and lime marinade. Serve with rocket pesto to make a mouth-watering
main meal.

Recipe Information:
  • Serves: 4
  • Salmon Portion: Fresh Salmon, Steaks
  • Course: Main
  • Cooking Method: Grill
  • Preparation Time: Less then 30 minutes
  • 4 x 175g (6oz) Tartan Quality Mark salmon steaks
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or clear honey
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped mint
  • juice of 1 lime
For the rocket pesto:
  • 1 large handful rocket leaves
  • touch of olive oil
  • 50g / 2oz Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp pine kernels
  • 3 cloves garlic
  1. In a shallow dish, combine seasoning, syrup or honey, mint and the juice from half the lime. Add the salmon and marinade for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Pre heat the grill to a high heat. Lift salmon from marinade allowing
    excess to drip off and grill for approximately 5-8 minutes depending on
    thickness of salmon. Brush the salmon occasionally with the marinade.
  3. To make the pesto, put all the ingredients into a food processor and
    pound into a paste. Serve the salmon with the rocket pesto alongside a
    chicory and cucumber salad.
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