Crispy Salmon Tacos
Tacos, and particularly these amazing crispy salmon ones, are one of my favourite meals to cook for family and friends for a special occasion. There’s something wonderfully informal and welcoming about sharing bowls of toppings, piles of wraps and jars of pickled onions, perhaps with a bottle of ice-cold rosé on the side for the grown-ups. Heavenly. Also, this sweetcorn salsa is a brilliant dish to serve alongside any BBQ meal, so do bookmark it for future reference.
Tip: If you don’t have a whole corn-on-the cob (or they are out of season) simply use a drained can of sweetcorn instead, and fry the kernels in a hot pan with a teaspoon of oil until a little coloured (about 4-5 minutes).
For the crispy salmon:
- 4 fillets salmon, about 480-500g in total
- 1 heaped tsp Cajun seasoning
For the sweetcorn salsa:
- 1 sweetcorn cob
- 2 slices fresh or tinned pineapple
- 1 tomato, deseeded and chopped
- 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced
- ½ bunch coriander, leaves only, chopped
- ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- Salt (to taste)
- Pickled red onion
- 8 soft corn tacos (or other wraps of your choice)
- 2 little gem lettuce, shredded
STEP BY STEP
Pre heat oven to 220/200fan and line a small baking tray with parchment paper.
Rub a little olive oil on the salmon, season and place skin side up on the baking tray. Cook for 15 minutes. If you like crispy skin, finish under a hot grill for 1-2 minutes, but keep a close eye on it.
While the fish is cooking, blanch the broad beans in boiling water for 5 minutes then refresh in ice cold water. Remove the grey skins and put in a bowl along with the rest of the salsa ingredients, stir gently and season to taste.
Serve with the fish and a drizzle of olive oil on top.
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