This quick and easy salmon recipe with lime and basil couldn't be easier to make - and will keep your dinner guests satisfied.
Takes 20 minutes to make, 30-40 minutes to bake, plus cooling and chilling
1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/fan170°C/gas 5. Lay a large sheet of foil in the base of a large roasting tin. Top with a sheet of non-stick Teflon. Put a salmon fillet on top and season. Squeeze over the lime juice.
2. Mix together the soft cheese, hollandaise sauce, lime zest and chopped basil. Spoon on top of the salmon fillet. Top with the other fillet and wrap in the Teflon sheet and foil. Bake for 30-40 minutes until just cooked through. Leave wrapped up, cool and chill.
3. To serve, scrape away any brown flesh on top of the salmon, then carefully transfer to a serving platter. Garnish with lime slices and basil. Cut into chunky slices to serve.
Tip: make up to the end of step 2 and chill for up to 2 days.
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* Salmon, cod and tuna are severely threatened by over-fishing. There are a number of sustainable and just as tasty species that work equally well in the above recipe - in some cases they can even be cheaper. See channel4.com/fish for more information.
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