Baked Salmon with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette


Baked Salmon with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette


  • 4 small fillets of atlantic fresh salmon
  • 8 slices of thick sliced smoked or normal bacon
  • 3 tomatoes, sliced handful of rocket/ spinach
  • 2 tablespoons of avocado oil
  • Salt and Pepper to season


Lemon Caper Vinaigrette:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons of lemon zest
  • 2 heaping teaspoons of capers
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt


Method – Step by step

  1. For the Lemon Caper Vinaigrette, in a bowl whisk together olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, capers, shallot and salt.
  2. Preheat oven to 200.
  3. Season salmon with salt and pepper.
  4. Allow an oven proof dish to heat over high heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Add avocado oil and then salmon to skillet, flesh side down skin side up.
  6. Allow salmon to cook for 5 minutes undisturbed.
  7. Flip salmon and place skillet in the oven for 4 minutes for rare or 6 minutes for well.
  8. Meanwhile, arrange a layer of arugula on plates followed by a tomato slice and two slices of bacon, and repeat the arugula and tomato layers once more.
  9. Top salads with salmon and serve with the Lemon Caper Vinaigrette.


Serves 4

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