Grilled salmon with asparagus: 10-minute meal

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Eating fish when you are in a rush doesn’t have to involve a trip to the local chippy. This simple, tasty and nutritionally balanced salmon recipe by chef Karol Gladki ( can be prepared in less than ten minutes, making it easy to enjoy the benefits of this oily
fish in your diet regularly.
Ingredients 200g salmon fillet / 1 pack of asparagus tips / 100g peas / A handful of spinach / 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil / 

To make

  • Preheat the grill to 180°C.
  • Place the salmon on a baking tray and grill it for eight minutes, flipping halfway through.
  • Meanwhile, warm your pan over a medium heat and add half the olive oil.
  • Add the asparagus tips to the pan and fry for three minutes until tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the peas and cook for another two minutes.
  • Add the spinach and cook for a further two minutes.
  • Serve the salmon with the vegetables and dress it with the remaining olive oil and lemon.

Ingredient breakdown

Salmon ‘It’s rich in muscle-building protein,’ says Gladki, ‘and omega 3 fatty acids, which help reduce inflammation after a workout.’
Spinach ‘This is a great source of iron, which helps to supply muscles with oxygen, and contains bone-strengthening vitamin K.’
Peas ‘They’re packed with vitamin B1, which helps reduce sugar cravings. They also provide mood-boosting vitamin C.’
Asparagus ‘This contains vitamin E and folate, which help to reduce the risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer.

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