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Consuming oily fish is a great way to get necessary essential healthy fats (omegas) into our diet, particularly important for our kids developing brains. Kids always enjoy making their own wraps, so this is a great way to ensure they get a balance of protein and healthy carbs also.

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Roast Salmon and Sweet Potato
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If you’d like your child to help with the cooking and learn more about food,
scroll down for our child friendly tips.

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 large wholemeal tortilla wraps
  • 1/4 tsp paprika powder
  • 1/4 tbsp lemon juice
  • Pepper and salt

Baking paper

Serve with greek yogurt and side salad

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees Celcius  / 400 Fahrenheit
  2. Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into long strips (chips)
  3. Lightly coat sweet potato chips and onion slices in olive oil, and season with a little paprika, pepper and salt
  4. Place the potatoes spread out on baking tray with onion slices
  5. Put salmon fillets on a second lined baking tray, season with a  lemon juice
  6. Bake all for 20 minutes, or until salmon is cooked (flakes easily with a fork)
  7. Let cool slightly
  8. Place a salmon fillet, sweet potato chips and some onion on a warmed tortilla wrap

Get the children to help

Easy tasks for younger children

  • Squeeze lemon juice
  • Measure out 1/4 tsp paprika powder and 1/4 tsp lemon juice
  • Season salmon and sweet potato
  • Line two baking trays with baking paper

Moderate tasks for older children

  • Peel and cut sweet potatoes
  • Slice onion
  • Place wraps on plates and help roll & wrap

Brain Teaser

  • Find out how salmon gets to your plate
  • Watch how how the grizzly bears catch them in the video below

 

 


2 Comments

  1. Susanna hasenoehrl

    October 4, 2014

    We watched the video and my children wondered why the fish swim upstream. The talk about hungry grizzly bears also led us to watching a documentary about lions hunting prey, and we saw as they caught a buffalo and ate it. What a good change to ‘My Little Pony’!

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