This simple to prepare delicious healthy dish can be served on its own or with mixed salad leaves or lightly cooked vegetables.


2 Salmon fillets approx 120g each

100g Couscous

Juice of half a lemon

Zest of half a lemon, shredded

Small clove of garlic, crushed

1 Tablespoon of olive oil

200ml hot vegetable stock

A mixed handful of fresh parsley, thyme and basil, finely chopped

Half an onion, finely chopped

6 Sundried tomatoes, chopped


Heat oven to 200c

Add the couscous to a bowl, with juice and zest of lemon, garlic and olive oil. Pour in hot stock and then stir and cover with cling film and leave to stand for ten minutes. After ten minutes uncover and fluff up with a fork and then stir in herbs, sundried tomatoes and onions. Season with salt and pepper.

Cut two pieces of non stick baking paper approx 40 cm square, lay flat and divide the couscous between them and place salmon fillets on top of cous cous. Seal the paper up like a tight parcel and place parcels on baking tray and bake in oven for 15 minutes. The fish can be served in the parcel or transferred to a plate.

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