The Ultimate Fast Food –
Life today is busy and it can be difficult to find time to cook and eat well. Fast food options like ready meals and takeaways are a convenient option but aren’t always the healthiest or the tastiest option. Being short of time doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy home cooked food and Scottish salmon is now seen as the ultimate healthy fast food.
Healthy and Fast
A typical 120-140g salmon fillet will pan fry in approximately 8 minutes and it has great health credentials. Scottish salmon is a rich source Omega 3 fatty acids, not to mention protein and vitamins. That’s got to be good news for anyone looking to improve health and diet. And, as more people seem to spend less time cooking but still want a quick meal on the table, Scottish salmon fits the bill perfectly. For anyone that’s time poor but wants healthy home cooked food, it’s a win win. Over 1 million salmon meals are eaten in the U.K everyday and according to Kantar Worldpanel, when it comes to shopping for fish, 1 in 4 trips include salmon.
These Mexican tortilla’s filled with salmon and peppers are quick & easy to make and, if time is against you, a few cheat ingredients will help.
With Salmon as the star ingredient, a healthy meal can be on the table in no more than 20 minutes. And, to make the dish a real speedy and tasty dinner, use shop bought extras like guacamole, salsa and sour cream to serve with the salmon. If time is on your side, you can of course make your own. For a more substantial meal, add sides such a rice or potato wedges. Any leftovers will make a delicious packed lunch the following day.
I’ve also linked this recipe to The Recipe of the week at A Mummy Too