Paprika salmon and asparagus

If you are looking for a quick and easy dish that is great for your health then this paprika salmon and asparagus recipe is for you. Salmon is a fantastic source of omega 3 fatty acids which are needed to keep your brain healthy.

Serves: 2
Ingredients: 6
Serving size: 1 fillet
Total calories: 420
Protein: 36.9 g
Fat: 28.3 g
Carbohydrates: 4 g
Fibre: 1.9 g

Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 15 mins | Total time: 25 mins


  • 2 Atlantic salmon fillets
  • ¼ cup cold pressed olive oil or coconut oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp of fresh herbs (thyme, parsley or basil)
  • 10 asparagus spears


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. In a small pan over medium heat, combine oil, garlic, fresh herbs and paprika. Leave the mixture for about 5 minutes.
  3. Place salmon in a large bowl and combine with garlic paprika spice mixture. Place on prepared baking tray.
  4. Coat asparagus with olive oil, season with salt and pepper and place around salmon on the baking tray.
  5. Bake salmon and asparagus for 15-18 minutes or until cooked through. Cooking times will vary based on personal preference and salmon thickness.
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