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Pan-Fried Salmon with Caper Butter Sauce

Caper sauce with fresh dill brings this simple trio of salmon, creamy potatoes and green beans to life. This recipe was part of Week 49 2016 from HelloFreshAU
Pan-Fried Salmon with Caper Butter Sauce
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Recipe type: Seafood
Serves: Serves 4
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Ingredients
  • 600 g potatoes, washed thoroughly & chopped in 3 cm chunks
  • 200 g fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 4 fillets (about 650 g) salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained & rinsed
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Place the potatoes in a large saucepan of water and bring to the boil. Cook for about 15 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a knife.
  2. In the same pot, add the green beans and blanch them for 1 minute or until bright green and crunchy. Drain.
  3. Meanwhile, season both sides of the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat half of olive oil in a medium frying pan over a medium-high heat.
  5. Place the salmon skin side down in the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until almost cooked through.
  6. Stir through the butter and reduce to a low heat.
  7. Once the butter has melted, spoon the pan juices over the salmon. Remove the salmon from the pan and rest on a plate.
  8. Take the pan off the heat and add the dill, capers and some pepper to the remaining butter sauce.
  9. To serve, divide the potato and green beans between plates, drizzle with the remaining olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  10. Serve your pan-fried salmon on the side with the caper butter sauce.
Notes
Kitchenware required
chef’s knife, chopping board, large saucepan, colander, medium frying pan, tongs and plate.

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