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Cajun-style salmon with pickled cucumber salad

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  • High in protein
  • High in dietary fibre
  • Shellfish free
  • Wheat free
  • Sesame free
  • Peanut free
  • Nut free
  • Egg free
  • Gluten free

This fresh-tasting salmon dish is ready to serve in just 20 minutes. It’s perfect for days when you’re short on time.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Cajun-style salmon with pickled cucumber salad


  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, thinly sliced crossways
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbs caster sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lime juice
  • 4 Coles Tasmanian Skin On Salmon Portions
  • 1 tbs Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Coles Greek Style Natural Yoghurt
  • 1 avocado, stoned, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch watercress, sprigs picked

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  1. Step 1

    Combine the cucumber, onion, sugar, salt and lime juice in a medium bowl. Set aside for 5 mins to soak. Drain, reserving 1 tbs of the pickling liquid.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, combine the salmon, Cajun seasoning and half the oil in a large bowl. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook the salmon for 2-3 mins each side for medium or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate. Set aside for 5 mins to rest.
  3. Step 3

    Combine the yoghurt, reserved pickling liquid and remaining oil in a small bowl. Season.
  4. Step 4

    Divide the cucumber mixture and avocado among serving plates. Top with the salmon and sprinkle with watercress. Drizzle with the yoghurt mixture and season with pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy: 2379kJ/569 Cals (27%)

Protein: 35g (70%)

Fat: 43g (61%)

Sat fat: 10g (42%)

Carb: 9g (3%)

Sugar: 8g (9%)

Fibre: 6g (20%)

Sodium: 1045mg (52%)