Salmon with herb mayonnaise

An easy yet elegant fish supper that is perfect for whipping up mid-week as it takes less than 10 minutes to prepare!
Salmon with herb mayonnaise
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 4 x 130g Young's Alaskan salmon
  • splash white wine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • small handful tarragon leaves
  • small handfulleaves parsley, and stalks

For the herb mayonnaise

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 100 ml vegetable oil
  • squeeze of lemons
  • 1 tsp parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp basil, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp chives, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp tarragon, finely chopped


1. For the mayonnaise, whisk the egg yolks in a bowl with the vinegar and mustard, then add the oil in a steady stream until you have a thick, creamy mayonnaise. Stir in the herbs and lemon juice.

2. Place 200ml water, wine, bay leaf and parsley leaves, parsley stalks and tarragon into a pan. Add the fish and simmer for 3-4 minutes until cooked.

3. Serve with a dollop of mayonnaise and the samphire.

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