Chia Crusted Salmon With Fennel and Broccoli salad
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Chia Crusted Salmon with Shaved Fennel and Broccoli Salad

A healthy low-carb dinner ready in less than 30 min
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Servings: 2


Shaved Fennel & Broccoli Salad

  • 1 bulb fennel
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 2 shallots
  • Zest from one lemon
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Couple of handfuls of mixed lettuce

Chia crusted salmon

  • 2 fillets of salmon 140 g each
  • 3 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1 tbsp chopped chervil dried or fresh
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


Shaved Fennel & Broccoli Salad

  • Slice the fennel, shallot and broccoli on a mandolin. With the broccoli, cut the florets from the stem and slice the florets lengthways and the same with the stem with a mandolin or a knife.
  • Place sliced fennel, shallot and broccoli in a bowl. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil and salt and massage into the vegetables. Leave to marinate whilst preparing the salmon.

Chia Crusted Salmon

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6/400°F
  • Combine chives, chervil, chia seeds, oil, salt and pepper into a small bowl and mix until combined.
  • Pat the salmon fillet dry with kitchen roll and add pack the chia & herb mixture on top of the salmon.
  • Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the salmon flakes easily.
  • Add the mixed leafs to the fennel & broccoli salad and serve together with the fish. Finish with chopped chives.