Sunday, February 19, 2012

Baked Salmon with Fennel

This is a simple, easy and tasty fish recipe.
Baked Salmon with herbs is an unforgettable combination.

The Ingredients
(For two servings)

1 salmon fillet with the skin, about 600gr
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
3 medium fennel roots
2 tomatoes, peeled
4 green onions, chopped
1 teaspoon garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon ginger, grated
Salt and pepper


1. Wash the salmon fillet and wipe dry with kitchen paper. Put in a suitable Pyrex, skin down.

2. In a small bowl mix grated garlic and ginger with three tablespoons of olive oil and pour over salmon fillet.
Add salt and freshly grounded pepper to taste.

3. Cut off the green tops of fennel, keep aside for decoration. Remove and dispose the outer hard shelled fennel leaves then slice vertically.

4. Peel the tomatoes and dice. Wash, clean and chop the onions.

5. Put all vegetables in a bowl, add salt and pepper, the remaining oil, toss well.

6. Spread vegetables around salmon. Add ½ cup hot water.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180º C, until greens well done.

6. Remove from oven, de-skin carefully and serve with assorted vegetables. Decorate with fennel tops.

7. Enjoy with your favorite drink!   


  1. Very original this recipe. The fennel must give the salmon a very interesting flavour. Well done!

  2. Hi Alida
    The recipe is simple and tasty. Fennel is a great ingredient!
    I love it in salad too.

  3. Helen, I will try this recipe. I am pretty sure that it is very delicious!
    By the way, I have a surprise for you in my blog :)
    Take care...

  4. it really is unforgetable, the best combination ever!

  5. I never knew how to cook salmon this way before, but now i have a good feeling i'm gonna make it this time. Thanks for the recipe!