Oven Baked Salmon with Leek Sauce

Ingredients – Serves 3


  • 3 Salmon fillets, with skin on if you prefer
  • 160ml Double cream
  • 1 Leek
  • Dash Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter


  • Oven tray
  • Non-stick pan
  • Large knife
  • Wooden spoon


  • Baking paper


  1. Pre-heat oven to gas mark 5.
  2. Prepare a lined oven tray and score the salmon (watch video at 1:29 to see how) so it cooks even a quicker. Place them on the tray, skin side up. Add some olive oil, salt & pepper and straight into oven.
  3. Pre-heat a non-stick pan on medium to high heat. Slice the leek length-wise for 2 times, as if making a cross. This will make it spread out and easier to wash thoroughly. Dice the leek, add some oil to the pan and place in pan until softened.
  4. Add butter and give it a stir until all melted.
  5. Add double cream and stir until all is combined well. Season with salt if you wish. Bring to the boil and leave it to simmer for a minute or two.
  6. By this time salmon is ready. Take out of the oven. If you prefer it to be cooked more, just give it a few more minutes until it feels tough when gently pressing it.
  7. Plate and eat – bon appetite!salmon8

Tip: This recipe can be enhanced with some mashed potatoes, crushed potatoes, fresh salad or your favourite veggies.