WATCH: Glenisk Shows You How To Make A Tasty Baked Salmon with Creamy Lemon Dressing & Cous Cous 9 years ago

WATCH: Glenisk Shows You How To Make A Tasty Baked Salmon with Creamy Lemon Dressing & Cous Cous

It can be hard to motivate yourself to prepare a nutritious dinner after a long day’s work, but keeping your training on track with a dinner packed with nutrients and essential food groups is vital for a balanced diet.

We’ve signed up with Glenisk who are supporting the Marie Keating Foundation team at this year’s Flora Women’s Mini Marathon. Glenisk have gathered a team of experts including Aveen Bannon of the Dublin Nutrition Centre to provide us with healthy recipes to try at home.


This week, we’re looking at making a delicious baked salmon with creamy lemon dressing and cous cous.

Ingredients – Serves 2

  • 30g Oat flakes
  • 100g of cous cous
  • 2 darns of Salmon
  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped finely
  • 1 scallion, chopped finely
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped finely
  • Handful of spinach leaves, chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • Bunch of roughly chopped parsley
  • Juice & zest of 2 lemons
  • Boiling water
  • 200g Glenisk Organic Natural Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp of capers


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C
  • Place salmon fillets in some tinfoil, cover with juice of half a lemon and some pepper and fold over the tinfoil to seal
  • Place sealed salmon in an onven dish, and bake until cooked through (about 30-35 minutes)
  • While the salmon is cooking, mix the olive oil through the cous cous in a bowl and then cover the cous cous with boiling water. Leave to soak for 8-10 minutes.
  • Combine the yogurt, capers, the zest and juice of half a lemon and half of the chopped parsley.
  • Once cooked, gently separate the cous cous with a fork and stir in the cucumber, red pepper, scallion, spinach, parsley and the rest of the lemon zest and juice
  • Serve the salmon fillets with the yogurt dressing and cous cous and a green salad