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Bacon Wrapped Salmon

By Mariealicerayner @MarieRynr
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We don't eat as much fish in this house as we should, especially oily fish . . . part of the reason for this is it's cost, and another part is that I am not overly fond of strong tasting fish . . . or oily fish.  As strange as it may sound, I just am not a lover of "fishy" fish.
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I do enjoy a nice piece of salmon once in a while though . . . it's not overly fishy tasting,  and  . . . when cooked right, it can be downright delicious!  I often cooked it when I cooked at the Manor.   It was something the Mrs really liked.  She was always watching her waistline.
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I'm not sure wrapping a healthy fish such as Salmon which is filled with omega fats and all things good for you in bacon is conducive to waist line watching or not.   I am only sure that it's mighty tasty . . . kind of like the ultimate in "Surf & Turf!"  Bacon makes everything taste better in my opinion, healthy or not!
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It helps to keep the fish moist in this instance . . . and adds an extra depth of flavor . . . in addition to the fresh thyme.  It's really quite lovely . . . with a squirt of fresh lemon at the end, it went down a real treat.  A quick, easy and fairly healthy meal for two, which of course can be easily multiplied.   I am thinking it would be even more delicious done on the outdoor grill!
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*Bacon Wrapped Salmon*
Serves 2Printable Recipe 

I love fish.  It's good for you, quick to cook and delicious!
2 (250g) salmon filets (4 ounces each)4 rashers of thin cut smoked streaky baconseveral sprigs of fresh thymedrizzle of olive oilfreshly ground black pepperlemon wedges
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Preheat the oven to 200*C/400*F/ gas mark6.  Have ready a small glass baking dish.If desired, skin your salmon filets.  I don't like skin on mine, and so I like to remove it.  It's not that hard to do.  Tuck the thin end under the thicker end.  Top each with a spring of fresh thyme.  Wrap each with two rashers of bacon, stretching it slightly and making sure the ends are tucked onto the bottom when you place them into the baking dish.  Drizzle with a bit of olive oil.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the salmon is just cooked through and the bacon is golden brown.  Take care not to overcook the salmon.  Squeeze some lemon over top and serve.

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