Grilled Atlantic Salmon drizzled with a cucumber and fresh herb salsa.


  • 2 Atlantic Salmon Steak

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • freshly Ground black Pepper to taste

  • 0.5 cup Mint leaf

  • 0.5 cup coriander leaf

  • 1 small eschallot roughly chopped

  • 0.5 Lebanese cucumber seeded and thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

  • 0.5 tablespoon caster sugar

  • 4 long green shallots white part only finely sliced


  • 1.

    Splash a little olive oil on the skin of the salmon, season with salt and place it straight onto a hot grill, skin side down.

  • 2.

    Cook about four to five minutes on the first side, turn and cook a further two minutes on the other side.

  • 3.

    Rest a couple of minutes.

  • 4.

    To make the dressing, place the mint, coriander, eschallot, a pinch of salt and the cucumber in a mortar and pestle and crush lightly.

  • 5.

    Add the red wine vinegar, two Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, caster sugar, shallots and plenty of pepper. Leave the dressing to develop in flavour for 10 minutes.

  • 6.

    Plate the fish and serve the dressing over the top.

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Posted by Bob98Report
Do yourself a favour and try this you will enjoy.
Posted by Report
just rated this recipe and meant to do 5 hearts sorry
Posted by Report
Simply Effective Salmon being an oily fish the cooking and combination of flavors are a perfect match. Cooked it this way a few times and have always had positive feedback well done neil.
Posted by keroReport
On my last visit to Melbourne, I dined at rockpool ( crown Casino). My main was ""Tasman Atlantic Salmon. My mouth is still watering. I havent met a match just yet'. I am certainly going to try this at home". But i'm sure it won be the same. Thanks Neil
Posted by Patricia86Report
So easy, so very tasty and I added a spinach, rocket, tomato and avocado salad just to add some more vegetables / fruit, with colour. I can always rely on Neil Perry recipes for flavour and interest.
Posted by Neil69Report
Looks great and the input so positive, lunchtime this weekend its on ...many thanks Neil
Posted by BrendaReport
tried this dish, served it with new roasted potatoes and a spinach salad, it was yummylicious and the family loved it !