Salmon with Creole Crust Recipe

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves 4


    To Serve:
    green leaf salad
    Hotel Chocolat Cacao Balsamic Dressing

  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 210°C/415°F/Gas 7.

  • 2

    To make the Creole crust, put the bread, coriander, garlic, lime juice and zest and Cajun seasoning in a food processor and blitz until combined. Transfer to a bowl, stir in the mayonnaise to make a coarse paste and season with salt and pepper.

  • 3

    Spoon the Cajun paste on top of the salmon fillets and put them in a roasting tin (pan). Roast the salmon in the oven until cooked but still slightly pink in the centre, about 15 minutes.

  • 4

    Serve the salmon with a green leaf salad dressed in the cacao balsamic dressing.

Serves: 4 people
  • Ease of preparation: Easy
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes


  • 2 slices wholewheat bread, crusts removed and torn into pieces
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp finely grated lime zest (peel)
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 115g/4oz/½ cup Hotel Chocolat Cocoa Mayonnaise
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets, about 125g/4¼oz each
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Cocoa Balsamic for dressing

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