Salmon with Spinach Recipe

Get your omega-3s and iron in one delicious meal.

Medically reviewed in April 2021

Updated on January 21, 2022

Ingredients:
5 oz raw salmon
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp fresh shallots, chopped
½ tsp dried tarragon
2 fl oz white cooking wine (optional)
1 cup spinach
1 dash salt (to taste)
1 dash black pepper (to taste)

Preparation:

  • Salt and pepper the salmon filet.
  • Heat half the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the salmon for about 4-5 minutes per side. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  • Heat the rest of the oil in the skillet. Sauté half the shallots for about a minute. Stir in the tarragon.
  • Add half the spinach leaves and cook until wilted, stirring. Add the rest of the spinach and cook until wilted. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Plate the spinach and put the salmon on top.
  • Sauté the remaining shallots, add white wine (optional), and simmer a little longer until the liquid thickens. Pour mixture over the salmon and spinach.

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