Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Rosemary Salmon with Spinach Fettuccine in Lemon Crab Sauce

Hubby's Love for Seafood and Tight Weekday evenings always drag me to cook Fish Dinners.
Healthy, Tasty, Quick fix, Happy Husband ! BINGO 
I always love to make some Light and Tasty sides with the Seafood, to make it filling and an appetizing meal!
Fresh Basil in The Patio and  Spinach Garlic Fettuccine (From the Farmer's Market) had set the theme to Italian, even before Fish was bought! Enjoy the recipe.

This recipe Serves 2-3.
Total Cooking Time 20 mins.


Fish Entrée
Salmon Fillet
Fresh Rosemary
Minced Garlic (2 Cloves)
Salt Pepper 
Lemon Juice

Spinach Garlic Fettuccine (You can use any Regular/Whole Grain Linguine/Fettuccine)
Lemon (1 Small)
Lemon Zest (1/2 Spoon)
Minced Garlic (2 Cloves)
Finely Chopped Fresh Basil (1/2 Cup)
Parmesan Cheese (1/2 Cup)
Red Bell Pepper - Finely chopped - 1 Small
Onion  - Finely Chopped - 1/2
Diced Crab ( Can use Baby Shrimp/Any White Fish)
Olive Oil
Black Pepper (Freshly Ground Preferred)


Rosemary Salmon:
1. Marinate Fish Fillet in lemon juice. Sprinkle pinch of Salt and Black pepper on Both Sides. Spread Chopped Rosemary and Garlic on both the sides. Let it sit for 6-8 mins.
2. On a heated Non-Stick skillet, add few drops of Olive Oil and Pan-sear salmon on both sides for 2-3 mins, until Cooked (Peach Color).
3. Rosemary Salmon is ready to serve.

Lemon Crab Sauce:
1. To a Large Pot of Boiling Water. Add 1 spoon of Olive Oil, Salt (1/2 Spoon) and Pasta.
2. Boil Pasta on High until Al-dente (Nearly 6-8 mins). Drain and Keep Aside.
3. Add Olive Oil to heated sauce pan, add Minced garlic. Cook for a minute on low. Add diced onions, diced crab, diced red bell pepper. Cook for couple of minutes until crab is cooked.
4. Add Lemon Juice, Lemon Zest, Chopped Basil, Parmesan Cheese, Salt and Black Pepper.
5. Add 1/2 cup of Pasta Stock into the sauce and cook for 1-2 mins on High.
6. Lightly Toss the boiled Pasta/Fettuccine into the sauce.

Serve Salmon Fillet with Spinach fettuccine in Lemon Crab Sauce.
Delicious Weekday Dinner is Ready :)