• 2 salmon fillets
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • Cooked beetroot in natural juices, thinly sliced
  • Bay leaves


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan 160°C, gas mark 4. 

  2. 2

    Take one of the salmon fillets and lay it on a baking sheet. Layer with slices of the orange, lemon and cooked beetroot, then top with the other piece of salmon.

  3. 3

    Using string, tie the two pieces together, tucking a few extra slices of lemon and a couple of bay leaves under the string on the top.

  4. 4

    Season with freshly ground black pepper and bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.

  5. 5

    When cooked, remove the string and slice into portions. Serve drizzled with the citrus juices from the pan.

  6. 6

    Cook's tip: This substantial salmon dish would make a great alternative to a traditional turkey on Christmas day, if you fancied a change!

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1323kj 316kcal 16%
  • Fat 17.6g 25%
  • Saturates 2.5g 13%
  • Sugars 5.2g 6%
  • Salt 0.3g 5%

% of the Reference Intakes

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