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Salmon with Chinese cucumber salad

Salmon with Chinese cucumber salad
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Method

  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 200ºC, gas mark 6.

  • Step 2

    Smash the cucumber with a rolling pin to give pieces approx 4-5cm long and transfer to a bowl. Place the ginger, Szechuan pepper, vinegar, sugar and chilli in a small saucepan and warm through for 1-2 minutes. Stir into the cucumber with ½ tsp sesame seeds, season and set aside.

  • Step 3

    Place the salmon on a greased baking tray, sprinkle with the remaining sesame seeds and roast for 15 minutes until just cooked through. Place the pak choi in a sauté pan and add the soy sauce and 3 tbsp water, cover and braise for 4-5 minutes until wilted.

  • Step 4

    Place the salmon on top of the pak choi and serve with the cucumber salad.

Recipe courtesy of Waitrose

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