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pesto salmon en croute: recipe video.

It's no secret that most of my go-to recipes involve salmon. Such a delicate ingredient that goes well with a variety of cuisines - from salmon tandoori and teriyaki noodles to featuring in pasta and risottos. It's always a winner with me! So, when Norwegian Salmon Council got in touch I couldn't wait to get creative with one of my favourite fish. Their Norwegian Salmon is available at Tesco and other leading supermarkets, and is definitely a popular choice amongst seafood fans. Established in 1876, the generations of Norwegian Salmon fishermen have always had the philosophy of being in harmony with nature. From the Arctic waters, to your table.

For this recipe, I've put together a step-by-step video too. So you can see exactly how I made the pesto salmon en croute from the addition of pesto right through to the plaited effect top. Scroll down for the video... Happy viewing!

Shopping list.
(Makes one)
♥ One square of ready made puff pastry
♥ 2 tbsp fresh green pesto
♥ One fillet of Norwegian Salmon
♥ One free range egg

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.

Step one. Spread pesto in the middle of the pastry.

Step two. Place your salmon in the centre.

Step three. Cut along the sides of the pastry around one inch apart.

Step four. Create a plaited effect by folding in alternative strips.

Step five. Beat your egg.

Step six. Glaze the pastry using a pastry brush.

Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden.

Serve with green vegetables or salad.

Have you ever tried Norwegian Salmon? What are your favourite salmon recipes?

In collaboration with Norwegian Salmon Council


  1. Wow you make this look so easy :D as a child we used to have a salmon en croute that came out of the freezer. I loved it but my Mum would never try making it herself as she said it was just too complicated. Will definitely have to give this a go :D

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