Seared Alaska Salmon with Watermelon, Mint and Lime Salsa

Alaska Seafood

Seared Alaska Salmon with Watermelon, Mint and Lime Salsa

COOKING TIME: 6 mins

SERVES: 4

DIETARY: This recipe contains fish.

METHOD

Sprinkle each salmon fillet with a few fennel seeds.

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and add the salmon fillets, skin side down. Cook over a high heat for 2-3 minutes to crisp the skin, then turn the heat down and turn the salmon fillets over. Cook for another 2-3 minutes, then turn off the heat.

Make the salsa by mixing together the watermelon, lime zest and juice, red onion and mint leaves. Season with a pinch of sugar, salt and pepper.

Serve the salmon with the salad leaves, with the salsa spooned on top.

RECIPE TIPS

You could use honeydew, Cantaloupe or Galia melon instead of watermelon.

INGREDIENTS:

• 4 x 125g fillets wild Alaska salmon
• 2 tsp fennel seeds
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 1 wedge watermelon, deseeded and finely chopped
• Finely grated zest and juice of 2 limes
• 1 small red onion, finely chopped
• A few mint leaves, roughly chopped
• Pinch of caster sugar
• Salt and freshly ground black pepper
• Salad leaves, to serve

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