Main Meal Recipes > Pan Fried Salmon with Champ and Broccoli

This recipe is part of the February 2011 Recipes Menu

Rich Mushroom Soup
Pan Fried Salmon with Champ and Broccoli
Chocolate Pots

How to make Pan Fried Salmon with Champ and Broccoli:
Choose the best salmon you can afford and follow this simple recipe. Pan fry the scored fillets and serve them on a stack of vegetables with their own juices blended with lemon juice and butter.


Pan Fried Salmon with Champ and Broccoli
2 fillets salmon,
1 lemon
4-6 potatoes, peeled, boiled and mashed
3 spring onions, chopped finely
olive oil
half head broccoli, washed
double cream
salt and pepper
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- Mash the potatoes with a little butter.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Add the chopped spring onion to make the champ.
- Set aside the champ and keep warm.
- Roughly chop blanched broccoli.
- Put the broccoli into a saucepan with ten tablespoons of double cream.
- Simmer for about 7 minutes.
- Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Set aside and keep warm.
- To cook the salmon, heat a generous knob of butter and some olive oil in a frying pan.
- Season the salmon skin with salt and pepper and score the skin with a knife.
- Place the salmon fillets skin side down and cook over a low heat.
- When the skin becomes crispy, turn the salmon fillets over and finish cooking on the flesh side.
- When cooked through, remove from the pan and serve the meal.