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Salmon Stuffed with Ricotta and Spinach

Jen Sim
Savoury, creamy, cheesy mouthwatering salmon stuffed with ricotta and spinach. Prepare in less than 30 minutes and serve for lunch or dinner.
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Course: Main Course
Keyword: cheese, fish, salmon, spinach
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Author: Jen Sim


  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 100 g of ricotta
  • 2 cups of Spinach
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Salt to taste
  • Paprika to taste
  • Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of unsalted butter


  • Grab 2 fresh salmon fillets and cut a pocket in the fillet. Make sure you don't cut all the way through.
  • Add a splash of oil to the salmon and season it with salt and pepper to taste. Leave to marinate in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  • While the salmon is marinating prepare the filling. Add 2 cups of spinach to a bowl. Then, add 150 g of ricotta cheese, 1 crushed garlic clove, salt to taste, pepper to taste and mix until well combined.
  • Remove salmon from the fridge and stuff each fillet with the filling.
  • Then, heat 1 tbsp of unsalted butter in a pan. Sear fillets on each side for 3-4 minutes or until golden.
  • Serve with a wedge of lemon, vegetables or quinoa.