Recipe

Smoked salmon and cucumber salad

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 40 mins marinating
  • Serves 6
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Ingredients

Smoked salmon and cucumber salad
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt flakes
  • 2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh mint
  • 2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 (800g) telegraph cucumbers
  • 300 gram smoked salmon
  • 2 tablespoon sour cream
  • 6 red cherry tomatoes, cut into eighths
  • 6 yellow teardrop tomatoes, cut into eighths
  • extra dill sprigs, to serve

Method

Smoked salmon and cucumber salad
  • 1
    Combine salt, herbs, sugar and juice in a large non-metallic bowl.
  • 2
    Using a vegetable peeler, peel cucumbers into ribbons. Add to the bowl, toss gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate, 40 minutes.
  • 3
    Transfer the cucumber ribbons to a sieve over a bowl. Reserve the liquid.
  • 4
    Just before serving, divide smoked salmon between serving plates. Pile cucumber on top.
  • 5
    Combine sour cream with 2tbsp of the reserved liquid, drizzle over the cucumber. Season with freshly ground black pepper. Top with tomatoes and extra dill to serve.

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