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Baked Salmon with a Basil Pesto Crust

Baked Salmon with a Basil Pesto Crust

Bright and light, this baked salmon dish is a healthy crowd-pleaser. Flaky fillets of fish are spread with Sacla' Classic Basil Pesto, fresh breadcrumbs and umami Parmesan to create a crunchy and herby topping. Serve with asparagus and peppery rocket.
Profile Serves: 2
Icon/Time On the table in: 25 mins
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  • 2 salmon fillets, skin on
  •  ½ jar Sacla’ Classic Basil Pesto 
  • 25g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • Small handful Parmesan, grated
  • 6 asparagus stalks 
  • Fresh rocket to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan
  2. Arrange the salmon fillets on a non-stick baking tray
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs, Parmesan and Basil Pesto, then press half of the mixture on top of each fillet
  4. Bake the salmon fillets for 10-12 minutes, until the fish is cooked through
  5. Meanwhile, pour boiling water into a pan. Add the asparagus and cook for 1-3 minutes, until bright green and tender
  6. Serve the salmon on a bed of rocket and asparagus 
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