Chilli glazed salmon with cucumber lime salad

Chilli glazed salmon with cucumber lime salad
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Method

  1. Place the chilli, garlic, vinegar, tamari, coconut sugar in a food processor and process to combine. Put the salmon fillets in a shallow dish. Pour over the marinade and set aside in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  2. Make up the dressing by mixing the lime juice, xylitol and mirin together until the xylitol has dissolved.
  3. Put the bean sprouts, cucumber, mint, spring onions, cashews and the dressing in a bowl and toss until well combined.
  4. Preheat the grill to high. Remove the salmon from the marinade. Place the salmon on a lined baking tray. Grill for about 7  minutes or until the fish is golden and just cooked through. 
  5. Place the remaining marinade in a small pan and simmer to form a glaze. Pour over the cooked salmon.

Top tip: This recipe serves 2 which means you can have it for dinner and then the leftovers for lunch the next day.

Recipe from Christine Bailey. Christine is an award winning Nutritionist, Chef and Author with over 18 years of experience.

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Tip

Wild Alaskan salmon is an excellent source of omega 3 fats and protein. Make use of frozen fillets of salmon – just defrost before using

Ingredients

1 pickled chilli, drained
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1tbsp tamari soy sauce
2tbsp apple cider vinegar
2tbsp coconut sugar or xylitol
2 salmon fillets, boneless
2tbsp Lime juice
1tbsp xylitol
1tbsp mirin
Handful of bean sprouts
1 cucumber, halved and thinly sliced
Small handful fresh mint leaves, chopped
Small handful of coriander leaves, chopped
2 spring onions, sliced finely
1tbsp chopped cashews

Notes

Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition: n/a