Sesame Salmon with a Sweet & Sour Salsa: Catherine’s Canadian Dish (Serves 4)

Featured on Episode 2 of Tastes Like Home with Catherine Fulvio on RTÉ One

sesame salmon



 For the salmon

600g fillet of salmon, skinned & cut into 4cm cubes

75ml oyster sauce

100g black sesame seed

2 little gem or baby romaine lettuce


For the salsa

1 mango

150g strawberries

1 cucumber, deseeded

1 carrot

40g sugar

6 tbsp. rice vinegar

½ tsp. salt

1 lime juice and zest

Fresh coriander





  1. Lightly coat the salmon with oyster sauce and cover with the sesame seeds.
  2. In a medium – hot frying pan, fry the sesame salmon until just cooked. Be careful not to overcook.
  3. For the salsa, cut the mango, strawberries, cucumber and carrot into very small cubes.
  4. Add the sugar, salt, lime juice and zest and the rice vinegar and let it macerate.
  5. Just before serving add freshly chopped coriander.
  6. With the lettuce make some nice bite sized “cups” add to each one cube of salmon and dress with the salsa adding mostly fruit and veg and just a little of the juice. Decorate with fresh coriander and serve immediately.
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