Lemon Fennel & Salmon Pasta

By Dinnerfy

Lemon Fennel & Salmon Pasta is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines the freshness of lemon and fennel with the richness of salmon. It is a perfect choice for seafood lovers and those who enjoy Italian cuisine. The dish has a citrusy and slightly spicy taste, enhanced by the herbs used in the recipe. The main ingredients include salmon, pasta, lemon, fennel, olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, salt, black pepper, Parmesan cheese, and fresh parsley.

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🐟 Pescatarian
Seafood
Italian
Citrus
Spicy
Herbs

15 mins

20 mins

Nutritional Value

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Ingredients

Total: 11Serves: 4
1 lb Salmon
12 oz Pasta
1 Lemon
Notes:

zest and juice

1 bulb Fennel
2 tbsp Olive Oil
3 cloves Garlic
Notes:

minced

1/4 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
Salt
Black Pepper
1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
Notes:

grated

1/4 cup Fresh Parsley
Notes:

chopped


Instructions

Step 1 : Preparation

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.

Step 2 : Cooking the Salmon

Season the salmon with salt and black pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the salmon, skin side down, and cook for 4-5 minutes until the skin is crispy. Flip the salmon and cook for another 4-5 minutes until cooked through. Remove from the skillet and set aside.

Step 3 : Preparing the Sauce

In the same skillet, heat another tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic, red pepper flakes, and fennel. Cook for 5-6 minutes until the fennel is tender. Add the lemon zest and juice, and cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

Step 4 : Combining the Ingredients

In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked pasta, fennel mixture, and grated Parmesan cheese. Toss well to coat the pasta evenly. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Step 5 : Serving

Divide the pasta among serving plates. Top each plate with a piece of cooked salmon. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley. Serve hot.