Garlicky Parmesan Salmon & Asparagus Garlicky Parmesan Salmon & Asparagus

Claire Stubbs | Prop styling by Renée Drexler/The Props Image by: Maya Visnyei

Crisp asparagus pairs beautifully with salmon in this one pan wonder, which is fitting for a weeknight dinner or an elegant gathering.

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 25 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt , divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper , divided
  • 4 salmon fillets (about 800 g total)
  • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese , divided
  • 1 bunch asparagus (about 450 g), trimmed
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped chives

Method

Preheat oven to 425°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. In small bowl, whisk together oil, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, 1/2 tsp of the salt and 1/4 tsp of the pepper.

Place fish in centre of prepared pan; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper. Brush with half of the garlic mixture; sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the Parmesan. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven.

Add asparagus to pan; brush with remaining garlic mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan. Return to oven; bake until fish flakes easily when tested, 5 to 7 minutes. Sprinkle with chives.

Test Kitchen Tip: The bottom inch of each spear has a tough woody texture, so be sure to trim the asparagus before cooking.

WINE PAIRING

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Château des Charmes Sauvignon Blanc, Estate Grown & Bottled, $15.95 750 mL bottle

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 640 mg
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 39 g
  • Calories 463
  • Total fat 31 g
  • Potassium 850 mg
  • Cholesterol 103 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 6 g

%RDI

  • Iron 12
  • Folate 92
  • Calcium 12
  • Vitamin A 14
  • Vitamin C 32
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