Salmon with Thai Cucumber Relish

  • Salmon steaks, 150g to 200g each and 20mm thick
  • 3 tablespoons Asian (toasted) sesame oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper

For the relish:

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh chilli
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup finely chopped or thinly sliced cucumber

In a medium bowl, whisk together all the relish ingredients except the cucumber.

Add the cucumber, stir well and allow to stand at room temperature for at least 15 minutes.

Lightly brush or spray the salmon all over with oil.

Season with pepper to taste.

Barbeque the salmon for 4 to 5 minutes each side or until opaque throughout.

Serve with the relish spooned over the top.