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Summer Salmon with Watermelon Recipe

Saturday 18 July 2015

maze salmon watermelon recipe

This recipe for summer salmon with watermelon was developed by the head chef at Gordon Ramsay's maze restaurant.

Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Yield: serves 2



- 4 portions of 85g salmon
- 50g olive oil
- 5g paprika
- Salt
- ½ bunch breakfast radish
- Black radishes
- 1 Orange
- 200g watermelon
- 300ml orange juice
- 50ml chardonnay
- 1 bunch dill
- 1 bunch basil
- 20g dijon mustard



- Season the salmon with salt and paprika
- Vacuum pack the salmon with a bit of oil and then poach in the steamer at 45 -degrees Celsius for 8 minutes.
- When salmon is cooked, chill in ice.
- Peel the orange, segment them and reserve the juice for the dressing.
- Reduce orange by half add vinegar and mustard, the oil and the dill finely chopped.
- Shave radishes using a mandolin.
- Dice the watermelon into centimetre cubes
- Season the shaved radishes, the oranges, melon with salt.
- Make a simple dressing using the citrus juice, chardonnay, vinegar and olive oil
- Garnish the plate as in the image.

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