Marinated Salmon

Gino D'Acampo's barbecued salmon incorporates the rich Italian flavours of sun-dried tomatoes, pine kernels and basil
By Gino D'Acampo
Marinated Salmon
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  • Cook Time: 6 minutes plus one hour to marinate
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 200 g sun-dried tomatoes, in oil
  • 100 g pine kernels, toasted
  • 20 basil
  • 2 tbsp mint, finely chopped
  • black pepper
  • olive oil, for marinade
  • 4 salmon steaks, approx 2cm thick

Tips and Suggestions

on Great Food Live Gino served this with Frank Bordoni's Pea shoot, cucumber and melon salad.


1. Using a food processor blend the sun-dried tomato into a puree.

2. Chop up the toasted pine kernels with a knife and add to the puree with basil, mint and black pepper to taste.

3. Stir in enough olive oil for the mixture to reach a creamy consistency.

4. Smooth the mixture over the salmon and leave for 1 hour at room temperature.

5. Cook on a grill or barbecue for approximately 3 minutes on each side until cooked through.

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