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Thai Salmon Filo Parcels

 
Thai Salmon Filo Parcels


Thai Salmon Filo Parcels

Prep Time ~ 15 mins Cooking Time ~ 20-25 mins
Approx Cost ~ £6 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 2

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Ingredients

2 salmon fillets, each weighing 4 - 5oz (110g - 150g) each

4 sheets filo pastry

1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

Grated zest and juice 1 lime

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander

1 small spring onion, finely sliced

1oz / 25g butter

Salt and pepper

Garnish: sprigs of coriander, 1 lime cut into quarters

 

You will need; a baking sheet

 

Method

  • In a small bowl mix together the ginger, lime zest, garlic, coriander and spring onion, then stir in the lime juice.
  • Melt the butter in a small pan.
  • Lay 1 sheet of filo pastry on a flat surface, brush all over with melted butter, lay another sheet of filo on top and brush this lightly with more melted butter.
  • Position one of the salmon fillets near to one short end of the pastry, season and sprinkle half the lime and herb mixture on top.
  • Fold the short end of the filo pastry over the salmon, then fold the long edges inwards, continue to fold the pastry over the salmon to create a neat parcel.
  • Wrap the other piece of salmon in the same way and when you are ready to cook, brush the parcels all over with melted butter. Place them on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven, 190C, Gas mark 5, for 20 - 25 minutes until the pastry is brown and crisp.
  • Serve garnished with sprigs of coriander and wedges of lime.