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Lemon Steamed Salmon and Green Lentils

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2 x 180g salmon cutlets
1 x preserved lemon
2 shallots
1 clove of garlic
1 bay leaf
3 anchovies
1 cup of curly leaf parsley
200g small green lentils
200 ml of water


Finely dice your shallots and garlic. Place 1 knob of butter in a pan and heat, lightly fry your anchovies, garlic and shallots. Add in green lentils, lightly fry and cover with water. Bring water to the boil and cook for 25 minutes.

In a wok bring some water to the boil and add in preserved lemon rind. Place salmon in a bamboo basket, when you place the fish in the basket lay two pieces of preserved lemon underneath.

Steam for about 15 minutes or until the salmon is cooked to your liking.

Serve salmon on a bed of lentils and enjoy.

Lemon Steamed Salmon and Green Lentils