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Salmon Crudo ❤️👌🏻 A variation of this is my go to appetizer when hosting or when I’m in the mood for something fresh/light. Ok, I LOVE raw fish ok? I feel like we’ve established that by now but I am especially weak for salmon. RAW salmon obviously. Out of all my salmon crudos, this has been one of my favorites.

If you love crudos as much as I do, you have to check out my Ginger Scallion Salmon Crudo!

Why You’ll Love Salmon Crudo Recipe

Apart from being absolutely gorgeous, it’s so fresh, light and super easy to make. It’s not spicy, the capers are briney, and the japanese mayo adds a creamy touch. The shallot caper sauce is everything. The combination of flavors is insane, trust me… You are gonna love it!

salmon crudo

How To Prepare Salmon Crudo Recipe

🔪 First, chop the shallot and capers together. Then, using the back of your knife form a paste.

🍋 Secondly, add that to a bowl with the chives, dill, dijon, Tamari, caper juice, lemon and drizzle the olive oil as you mix.

🍣 Then, slice your salmon and cucumber.

🥒 Arrange the cucumber on a plate. Then, add the salmon on top and drizzle the sauce on top.

🌿 Lastly, add the Japanese mayo on top to balance the acidity, micro arugula and flaky sea salt to taste.

Substitutions and Variations

  1. You can use any other fish of your choice instead of salmon. I highly recommend you use yellowtail or ahi.
  2. You can use any herbs that you have on hand or your favorite ones.
  3. You can use regular mayonnaise or vegan mayonnaise instead of the Japanese.
  4. You can use regular cucumber or English cucumber instead of Persian.

Chef Nadia’s Tip

Always use sushi grade salmon!

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Common Questions

Where do you get sushi grade salmon?

Locally, I get it at AJ’s. You can also get it at Riviera Seafood Club online.

Can I use regular mayonnaise?

Yes you can.

Can I use English cucumbers?

Of course! You can use English cucumbers or regular cucumbers.

Can I use a different fish?

Yes absolutely! You can use your fish of choice. I highly recommend using yellowtail or ahi.

What flaky sea salt do you use?

I use Maldon Sea Salt Flakes.

Salmon Crudo Recipe

By Nadia Aidi
Prep 15 minutes
Cook 0 minutes
Total 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Salmon Crudo ❤️👌🏻a variation of this is my go to appetizer when hosting or when I’m in the mood for something fresh/light.

Ingredients 

  • 12 oz Salmon, sushi grade
  • 2 Small shallots, or 1 large shallot
  • 3 tbsp Capers
  • 2 tbsp Caper brine
  • 1 tbsp Tamari
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp Chives
  • 2 tbsp Dill
  • 1/2 Lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
  • 2 Persian cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • Japanese mayo, to taste, for topping
  • Micro arugula, to taste, for topping
  • Flaky sea salt, to taste, for topping

Directions 

  • First, chop the shallot and capers together. Then, using the back of your knife form a paste.
  • Secondly, add that to a bowl with the chives, dill, dijon, Tamari, caper juice, lemon and drizzle the olive oil as you mix.
  • Then, slice your salmon and cucumber.
  • Arrange the cucumber on a plate. Then, add the salmon on top and drizzle the sauce on top.
  • Lastly, add the Japanese mayo on top to balance the acidity, micro arugula and flaky sea salt to taste.

Nutrition

Calories: 1042kcal, Carbohydrates: 17g, Protein: 73g, Fat: 76g, Saturated Fat: 11g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 15g, Monounsaturated Fat: 47g, Cholesterol: 187mg, Sodium: 2328mg, Potassium: 2100mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 638IU, Vitamin C: 19mg, Calcium: 109mg, Iron: 5mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Asian

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