Hot-smoked salmon & grapefruit salad

Hot-smoked salmon & grapefruit salad

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Prep: 20 mins No cook


Serves 4
A zesty no-cook salad with chunky fish fillets, fennel and watercress, and a honey mustard dressing

Nutrition and extra info


  • kcal291
  • fat18g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs11g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre5g
  • protein23g
  • salt1.4g
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  • 2 grapefruit



    Named for the fact that the fruits grow in grape-like bunches, grapefruits are the largest…

  • 1 large fennel bulb, sliced as finely as you can (or use a mandolin)

    Fennel bulb

    Like Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate - its strong aniseed flavour…

  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 100g bag watercress



    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

  • 4 fillets hot-smoked salmon
  • 2 tsp fennel seed, lightly crushed

    Fennel seeds

    feh-nell seeds

    A dried seed that comes from the fennel herb, fennel seeds look like cumin seeds, only greener,…

For the dressing

  • 2 tsp clear honey
  • 1 heaped tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Top and tail the grapefruits, then remove the skin and pith with a knife. Holding each grapefruit over a bowl, cut into segments and squeeze any juice from the remaining skin and pith into the bowl.

  2. To make the dressing, mix the grapefruit juice with the honey, mustard and oil. Season to taste.

  3. Toss the grapefruit segments with the fennel, onion, watercress and half the dressing. Arrange on a serving plate, flake over the salmon, drizzle with the remaining dressing and scatter over the crushed fennel seeds.

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Comments (1)

numberonegoat's picture

Made this twice now - it's awesome. Can't get hot smoked salmon, just used salmon fillet with pepper and chilli flakes and oven baked it.

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