Cream Cheese and Herb Stuffed Salmon
Your new favourite way to serve fish!
This recipe is a great way to elevate fish! It includes a creamy and flavourful filling that is sure to make this recipe a favourite for everyone. This fish pairs well with roast asparagus and lemon-scented rice or steamed broccoli and roast potatoes. Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids which have been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects and benefit our health. The best part about this recipe is it comes together quickly, even though it feels like a restaurant-quality meal!
Makes 4 servings
What You Need:
- 4 salmon fillets (skin off)
- Olive oil
- 1/2 lemon
- Salt and Pepper
Cream Cheese Filling:
- 120 grams of cream cheese at room temperature (approximately half a 250 g block of cream cheese)
- 1/4 cup of minced herbs (i.e. basil, parsley, chives)
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1-2 cloves of garlic, minced
- Salt and Pepper to taste
How to Prepare the Stuffed Salon Recipe:
- Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F
- Place each salmon fillet on a flat surface. Using a sharp knife, cut salmon horizontally through the middle to create a “pocket” or slit. Cut ~3/4 through the salmon being careful not to cut all the way through.
- Drizzle olive oil on top of the salmon. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- In a medium bowl combine cream cheese, minced herbs, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.
- Fill each salmon “pocket” with cream cheese and place on a tin foil-covered baking sheet.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes or until salmon is cooked through and flaky.
- Squeeze 1/2 lemon over the salmon before serving.
Air Fryer Option: can also be made in the Air Fryer. Set Air Fryer to 200 degrees C (392 degrees F). Cook for 12-15 minutes or until salmon is cooked through and flaky.
This is the perfect meal to make to impress your family and friends and is a delicious way to include more fish in your diet. Let us know what you think or try another delicious fish recipe below!
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