Braai’d Tex Mex Salmon
Braai’d Tex Mex Salmon
Try this quick and easy fish recipe by Siba Mtongana from Siba's Table.
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Technique Grilling
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 15 minutes
  • Yield 6 servings
  • 2 kilograms halved Norwegian Salmon, head and tail intact, deboned
  • Smoked sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 700 grams Cherry Tomatoes on the vine
  • 1 red Onion, halved and very thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons Jalapeno slices in a jar, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped plus handful of fresh Oregano, chopped
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 Limes, halved
  1. Season salmon liberally on both sides with smoked sea salt and black pepper and chopped oregano
  2. Place the fish on three layers of tinfoil
  3. Layer with the cherry tomatoes, red onion and jalapeños. Scatter with the remaining oregano leaves. Drizzle with melted butter
  4. Wrap loosely with layered tinfoil. Make a trench in the coals, put a rack in and place the fish on top. Carefully put a few coals on top
  5. Cook for 8-10 minutes. Add a grill rack over the top and add the halved limes to the grill and cook cut side down for 4 minutes or until charred
  6. Remove the limes and remove the grill. Move the coals aside and remove the salmon to a baking tray to rest in the unopened foil parcel for 5 minutes
  7. Open the parcel, move the salmon to a serving platter with fish spatulas
  8. Squeeze over charred lime juice and serve

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