Salmon ceviche with strawberry salad

(12 ratings)
  • Serves: 6

  • Prep time:

    (plus at least 4 hours marinating time)
  • Total time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe Ceviche means to marinate seafood in citrus juices. The citrus marinade 'lightly cooks' the salmon leaving it soft and tender. Serve with a side of green beans and summer strawberries


  • Juice of 1 lemon, 2 limes and 2 oranges
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely diced
  • 500g (1lb) salmon fillet, in one piece, if possible
  • 300g (10oz) fine green beans
  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • 18 small strawberries
  • Salt and freshly-ground black pepper
  • 1tbsp finely chopped fresh chives
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Watercress, or pea tops, to garnish

If you can't get salmon fillet in one piece, buy a pack of 4 and cut each one into 3 slices.


  1. Mix the citrus fruit juices and chilli in a large, shallow bowl.
  2. Cut the salmon into 18 strips about 1cm (½in) wide. Lay the strips in the juices and coat them. Cover with cling film and chill for about four hours, to marinate.
  3. Add the beans to a pan of boiling water and cook for 2-3 mins, then drain and refresh under cold running water or iced water. Drain and dry the beans, and toss them in 1tbsp of the oil.
  4. Arrange the drained salmon strips on plates, then spoon on the beans and sliced strawberries. Whisk 3 tbsp of the chilli marinade with the rest of the oil. Add seasoning, chives, and the sugar to sweeten the dressing. Spoon over the salad. Garnish with a few leaves.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 234(kcal)
  • Fat 17.0g
  • Saturates 3.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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clodagh madden

I know I'm a dreadful cook, but the recipe for salmon ceviche with strawberries looked easy and I'd love to try it. Am I the only one who can't find instructions in the recipe for actually cooking the salmon??? Am I to eat it raw?

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