Salmon with Ginger, Lemon & California Walnut Sauce

Salmon with walnuts

With a mild and creamy flavour, California Walnuts can be used to add both taste and texture to savoury Christmas recipes…

Preperation time: 10min
Cooking time: 15min
Serves: 4


  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 4 salmon fillets (500-600g)
  • 2 shallots, finely diced (100g)
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 25g ginger, finely chopped
  • 150ml white wine
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • Zest 1 lemon
  • 50g California Walnuts
  • 2tbsp chopped chives

To Make:

  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the salmon for 10min, turning half way, remove and set aside.
  2. Add the shallots, garlic and ginger to the pan and fry for 3-4min until softened, add the wine and reduce by half. Stir in the stock and lemon zest and simmer for 2min until reduced slightly. Return the salmon to the pan with the walnuts and cook for 1min. Sprinkle over the chives to serve.
  3. Serve with seasonal vegetables and creamed potatoes.

Cook’s tip: Great with cod or tuna steaks, too.

Allison Hay

I joined the My Weekly team ten years ago, and I love the variety of topics we cover both online and in the magazine. I manage the digital content for the brand, sharing features and information on the website, social media and in our digital newsletters. I also work for Your Best Ever Christmas - perfect as it's my favourite time of year!