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Impress Your Guests with a Gourmet 20-Minute Meal

Entertaining friends and family is more than just a gathering; it's about creating memories and sharing experiences. And what better way to impress your guests than with a gourmet meal that looks like it took hours to prepare but actually only needs 20 minutes? Whether you're a seasoned chef or a culinary novice, this recipe is designed to wow your guests and showcase the elegant lifestyle at Haasendal Estate.

The Magic Recipe: Pan-Seared Salmon with a Citrus-Herb Salad

Pan-Seared Salmon with a Citrus-Herb Salad
Pan-Seared Salmon with a Citrus-Herb Salad


  • 4 salmon fillets

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Mixed greens (like arugula and spinach)

  • 1 orange, segmented

  • 1 lemon, zest and juice

  • Fresh herbs (basil, dill, or parsley), chopped

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • A pinch of sugar (optional)


  1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.

  2. Heat olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Place salmon, skin-side up, in the skillet. Cook for about 4 minutes until golden brown.

  4. Flip the salmon and cook for another 3-4 minutes until the desired doneness.

  5. While the salmon cooks, toss the mixed greens, orange segments, lemon zest, and herbs in a bowl.

  6. Whisk together lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, and a pinch of sugar. Drizzle over the salad.

  7. Plate the salmon and serve with the citrus-herb salad on the side.

Why This Meal Is Perfect for Haasendal Estate Homeowners: This dish isn't just about tantalizing taste buds; it's a reflection of the lifestyle you can enjoy at Haasendal Estate. The ease of preparation aligns perfectly with the modern, fully-equipped kitchens in our properties, designed for both efficiency and elegance.

Ready to experience the luxury of Haasendal Estate living? Contact us at 082 494 9255 or visit to explore our exquisite properties, perfect for those who appreciate fine living and effortless entertaining.

Anton Mulder Construction, House of Realtors & Haasendal Estate


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