One Pot Sticky Salmon

This one will be ready for the family to devour in just 20 minutes, so it makes for a quick weeknight meal!

Serves 4


  • 4 x 200g(ish) fresh salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/3 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup fresh navel orange juice
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, halved
  • 500g cooked brown rice and quinoa mix
  • 1 navel orange, halved, very thinly sliced
  • Fresh mint leaves, to serve


  • Season salmon with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add salmon.
  • Cook for 3 minutes each side or until browned.
  • Meanwhile, combine cornflour, garlic, fennel seeds, stock, orange juice and maple syrup in a medium jug. Season with salt and pepper. Add maple mixture to pan. Sprinkle with asparagus. Cook for 4 minutes or until salmon is cooked as desired and sauce thickens.
  • Meanwhile, cook rice and quinoa mix following packet directions.
  • Top salmon with sliced orange. Sprinkle with mint. Serve with rice


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Simone Ashton
Simone Ashton

Simone Ashton is a Coach & Senior Nutritionist of Absolute Health & Fitness. She is dedicated to helping women break free of the vicious dieting cycle so that they can live a happy, healthy, balanced and confident life. Her greatest achievement is her twins Eli and Indi and she shares her passion for all things nutrition, training, family, food, footy, travel and cultural experiences with her husband Clint. Together they have built AHF from the ground up to be the go to for women over 40 who are desperate for life long change and are sick and tired of being stuck in the yo-yo dieting cycle. She loves music, being free and knows happiness comes from within and to be happy you must do what feeds your soul, so that you can live your best life! Simone knows that living a healthy but balanced life is one of the keys to success and loves spending her spare time with family whilst enjoying espresso martinis, wine, chocolate and all things Italian.

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