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Sincerely-Food-Chef
Ambassador [Associate]
Ambassador [Associate]
  • 515 calories
  • 35 min
  • 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 6 leeks
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 ½ lb salmon fillet
  • black pepper
  • butter, unsalted
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • thyme, dried

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F and position rack in the centre.
  2. Pat salmon dry with a paper towel and place, skin-side down, on a baking sheet. Rub with olive oil, drizzle with lemon juice, and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Set aside.
    • 1 ½ lb salmon fillet
    • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
    • juice of ½ lemon
    • ½ tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp black pepper
  3. Wash leeks and trim ends. Slice on the diagonal into ¼ inch thick pieces.
    • 6 leeks
  4. Heat a skillet over medium heat.
  5. Peel and mince garlic.
    • 6 cloves garlic
  6. Place salmon in the oven and roast until it's opaque, 10-15 minutes (depending on thickness).
  7. Melt butter in skillet. Add garlic and stir until fragrant, 15-30 seconds. Add leeks and season with thyme, salt, and freshly ground pepper; stir to coat in the butter. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring occasionally, until leeks are tender, about 10 minutes.
    • 6 tbsp butter, unsalted
    • 1 tsp thyme
    • ½ tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp black pepper
  8. Serve salmon with buttered leeks on the side. Drizzle with juice from remaining ¼ lemon and enjoy!

Nutrition per Serving

Calories
515
Fat
30g
Net Carbs
19g
Protein
39g

Cookware

  • baking sheet pan
  • chef's knife
  • cutting board
  • garlic press (optional)
  • measuring spoons
  • oven mitts
  • stainless steel skillet
  • stirring spoon