Teriyaki Salmon Skewers with Cucumber and Watercress Salad

Teriyaki Salmon Skewers with Cucumber and Watercress Salad

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cook and preparation time
PREP: 25 mins
COOK: 15 mins
cooking difficulty
Sweet and salty teriyaki glaze is a great addition to fresh Scottish salmon fillet in this summertime favourite – perfect for entertaining.


  1. In advance: Prepare marinade (see ingredients) – place all ingredients in a bowl and set aside.

  2. In advance: Remove skin from the salmon fillet and cut into fingers (1.5cm width). Skewer the salmon, cover with the marinade and place in the fridge for a few hours (or overnight) until required.

  3. Prepare the salad – wash the watercress and place in a bowl, slice the radish and red chilli and add to bowl. Toss well.

  4. Peel the cucumber lengthways into long strips. Roll the strips of cucumber and add to salad bowl.

  5. Mix the salad dressing (see ingredients) – combine and whisk together, refrigerate until serving.

  6. Place marinaded salmon fillet skewers on a baking tray and cook in a preheated fan oven for 12-14 minutes at 180°C.

  7. Serve baked skewers on bed of salad, drizzled with salad dressing.


    • 1 x Salmon Fillet, cut into 16 fingers (1.5cm width)
    • Teriyaki Marinade
      4 tbsp of Dark Soy Sauce
      2 tbsp Mirin
      1 tbsp Honey
      2cm of Fresh Ginger, peeled and grated
      1 Clove of Garlic, crushed
      ½ Lime, juiced
    • Cucumber and Watercress Salad
      1 x Small Bag of Washed Watercress
      ½ Cucumber, peel into long strips
      6 x Radish, sliced thinly
      1 x Small Red Chilli, cut into small thin rings
    • Salad Dressing
      2 tbsp Rice wine vinegar
      1 tbsp Mirin
      2 tbsp Water
      1 tbsp Sugar
      1 tsp Sesame Oil
      2 tsp Soy Sauce