Asian Filo Salmon with Spinach Salad

Asian Filo Salmon with Spinach Salad
4 servings

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Asian Filo Salmon

4 150g
servings of boneless, skinless salmon
Melted butter (optional)
Filo pastry
Chinese 5 spice (pinch per piece)
pinch dried dill and rosemary per piece

Spinach Salad

Washed baby spinach (in a bag)
cup finely slivered red onion
to 10 fresh sliced strawberries
Raspberry vinaigrette (prepared)
Whole cashews (optional)


Tbsp cornstarch
oz chicken broth
tsp ground ginger
cup honey garlic sauce
tsp to 2 teaspoons sweet chili sauce
tsp sesame oil


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375F. Wash and cut salmon into 4 serving pieces. Pat dry.

Step 2

Melt ¼ cup butter (if using butter)

Step 3

Separate 4 sheets of filo and put the rest back in the freezer.

Step 4

Cut 4 sheets in half across the short width so you have 8 pieces in total. (Do not cut lengthwise, you do not want narrow strips).

Step 5

Separate 2 sheets on top of another.

Step 6

Cover the remaining pieces with a clean T-towel and give the top of the towel a little squirt of water with a mister or a BBQ spray bottle so they don’t dry out.

Step 7

Lay piece of salmon in the center of filo.

Step 8

Sprinkle each piece with spice. Brush the filo around the salmon with butter. (Note: It is very important to brush oil or butter on every layer of filo).

Step 9

Fold opposite ends of filo over the salmon and then fold over the sides.

Step 10

Brush the remaining piece of filo and fold in the same fashion.

Step 11

Place on a sprayed cookie sheet.

Step 12

Brush the top of each bundle and sprinkle with dried dill and rosemary.

Step 13

Place filo bundles on sprayed cookie sheet.

Step 14

Bake in oven for 20 minutes.

Step 15

Rinse spinach and spin in salad spinner.

Step 16

In a stovetop pot combine in the following order: Cornstarch, ginger powder, and then gradually whisk in chicken broth. Set heat to medium. Add honey garlic sauce, sweet chili sauce and sesame oil.

Step 17

Once sauce starts to boil, reduce heat to a high simmer. Cook until sauce is reduced to ½ or thick but still runny.

Step 18

Pool sauce on bottom of each plate, place salmon on top.

Step 19

Arrange spinach, onion, strawberries, cashews and dressing.

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