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4.09 from 12 votes

Salmon Carbonara

Salmon Pasta Carbonara, a quick and easy midweek recipe that is ready in 15 minutes. You only need a few simple ingredients to make a spectacular dinner. Why not a dinner date for Valentine's Day? You can either bake or pan-fry the fresh salmon, or even used smoked salmon, the result is the same spectacular dish that is better than at any expensive restaurant.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 606kcal


  • ¼ packet of spaghetti (150 g )
  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoon parmesan cheese
  • a pinch of salt and pepper


  • Arrange the salmon fillets on a baking tray, season with salt and pepper, and bake at 200 degrees Celsius (390 Fahrenheit) for 10-12 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Cook the spaghetti according to the packet instructions.
  • Reserve 2 or 3 tablespoons of the water the spaghetti were cooked in, and drain the rest.
  • Leave the pasta aside for about one minute.
  • Beat the egg well, add half of the parmesan, salt and pepper, then add the mixture to the pasta together with the reserved water.
  • Mix well, then add the flaked salmon together with the lemon juice, and toss well.
  • Cook for a futher 1 minute, transfer to 2 plates, sprinkle over the remaining parmesan, then serve immediately.


Calories: 606kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 78g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 360mg | Sodium: 452mg | Potassium: 1726mg | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 243mg | Iron: 3.5mg