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Almond-Crusted Cajun Salmon

  • 12 min
  • 4
  • Easy
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Recipe Ingredients

  • 500g green beans
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1⁄4 tsp salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp pepper
  • 1⁄3 cup plain fat-free yoghurt
  • 2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets (170g each)
  • 1⁄4 cup sliced almonds

Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 230°C. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with foil. In a large bowl, toss 500g green beans, trimmed, with 1 tbsp olive oil and 1⁄4 tsp each salt and pepper. Arrange on the baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, stir together 1⁄3 cup plain fat-free yoghurt, 2 tsp Cajun seasoning and 1 tsp grated lemon peel. Spread onto 4 skinless salmon fillets (170g each); top with 1⁄4 cup sliced almonds, coarsely chopped. Push beans to one side of baking sheet; place salmon on other side.
  3. Lightly drizzle salmon with olive oil. Bake for 12 minutes or until salmon is cooked through and beans are tender.
EACH SERVING About 1 300kJ, 39g protein, 9g carbohydrate, 13g fat (2g saturated), 4g fibre.

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