Simple Oven Baked Salmon – With Juicy Vegetables

Simple Oven Baked Salmon Fillets

If you would like to enjoy a light, well balanced dish at dinner, prepare yourself a simple oven baked salmon with juicy vegetables. The combination of baked salmon fillets and fresh vegetables makes the dish delicious.

Talking about vegetables to combine with a salmon, there are many more options definitely. I found the best a mix of a cherry tomatoes, spring onions and red chilli pepper to use in this recipe. The chilli pepper adds a slight spicy touch to your dish.

I don’t like overcooked vegetables as a result of baking process. Especially cherry tomatoes tend to be ready very soon. The salmon fillets need a little more time to be done perfectly. I start with baking a salmon first and I add vegetables later. I bake my vegetables for 10 minutes. But if you don’t like the skin from cherry tomatoes being peeled away too easily, bake them a little shorter, about 4-5 minutes.

Serve your oven baked salmon fillets immediately. There is no additional side dish needed to enjoy your dinner. But if you feel like having something small with your baked salmon fillets, try a simply cooked sweet potato. In this case, start making your dinner with cooking the sweet potato in the pot of boiling water. To cook a large sweet potato until soft takes about 45 minutes. Peel the cooked sweet potato, cut into the circles and share with the rest of your family. :)

I hope you will enjoy cooking your simple oven baked salmon. I’d be more than happy if you can leave me your comments below.

 

Simple Oven Baked Salmon - With Juicy Vegetables
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Simple Oven Baked Salmon - With Juicy Vegetables
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Instructions
  1. Prepare all the fresh ingredients.
  2. Preheat oven to 400F/200C.
  3. Combine cherry tomatoes, spring onions and red chilli peppers in the large bowl and toss together well.
  4. Grease the large baking dish with an olive oil.
  5. Arrange the salmon fillets in the dish.
  6. Spread the top of salmon fillets with olive oil.
  7. Put in the oven and bake 25 minutes.
  8. Remove the salmon fillets from the oven carefully.
  9. Arrange the vegetables around the fillets.
  10. Pour a nice splash of olive oil over the vegetables.
  11. Bake for additional 10 minutes.
  12. Serve your salmon fillets immediately and enjoy your dinner.
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Easy Chicken Taco Recipe – Fresh and Healthy

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I like making this simple dish anytime. What I like about tacos the most, is that it looks nice, colourfully, it is  low in fats, so healthy. Also, I like that I can make easy chicken tacos for dinner, but also anytime to make a healthy snack.

If you have enough time, prepare your chicken meat combined with spices in advance a let it rest in the fridge for one hour at least. This will help chicken to absorb all the spices and taste better once cooked.

I also make it easy with serving my tacos. I arrange all the ingredients in the separate bowls. Then I place a warm chicken, tortillas and cream next to the served vegetables. I make so called “tacos bar”. It not only looks great nad fresh, full of different colours, but everybody can help yourself to create their tacos and bring it to the table on the serving plate and enjoy with others.

There are many variantions of what to fill your tacos with. I am sharing my favorite and simple combination of chicken, green salad, spring onions and homemade tomato salsa, topped with a dollop of  a sour cream.

Tomato salsa made from fresh tomatoes, cannot miss on the homemade chicken tacos. I used to make it from a cherry tomatoes and habanero peppers. But be careful. Habanero makes your salsa quite hot. You don’t have to use it all, start with a little chopped habanero, taste for intensity, add more chopped habanero peppers if needed. If you prefer making a milder tomato salsa, use jalapeno peppers. :)

 

Prepare your fresh tomato salsa. This will add a special touch to your chicken tacos.

 

  • Dice about 12 cherry tomatoes
  • Dice 1 shallot
  • Chop 1 habanero pepper
  • Toss all the ingredients together well
  • Add 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Add juice from 1/2 of lime
  • Season with a pinch of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper/optional/
  • Mix to combine

 

I hope you will enjoy making your homemade chicken tacos.  Looking forward to reading your comments below! :)

 

 

Easy Chicken Taco Recipe - Fresh and Healthy
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4 people
Easy Chicken Taco Recipe - Fresh and Healthy
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Servings
4 people
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Prepare all your fresh ingredients.
  2. Cut chicken breasts into chunks.
  3. Add cumin, black pepper, sea salt, juice from 1/2 half of lime, olive oil and combine.
  4. Let chicken rest in the fridge.
  5. Cut spring onions and arrange in a little serving bowl.
  6. Cut little gemini salad leaves crosswise and arrange in the little serving bowl.
  7. Prepare fresh tomato salsa.
  8. Heat a large frying pan on medium heat until hot. It takes about 5 minutes.
  9. Cook chicken until it changes its colour to light brown and the most of juices evaporate.
  10. Heat your tortillas on the serving plate for couple of seconds.
  11. Create your tacos by making a layers of chicken, veggies, tomato salsa, topped with a dollop of sour cream.
  12. Serve warm and enjoy!
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