Braai'd Tex Mex Salmon

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time15 mins
  • Serves6
  • DifficultyEasy
2 kg halved Norwegian salmon, head and tail intact, deboned
Smoked sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
700g 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. Place the fish on three layers of foil.

2. Layer with the cherry tomatoes, red onion and jalapeños. Scatter with the remaining oregano leaves. Drizzle with melted butter.

3. Wrap loosely with layered foil. Make a trench in the coals, put a rack in and place the fish on top then carefully put a few coals on top.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. Open the parcel, move the salmon to a serving platter with fish spatulas.

7. Squeeze over charred lime juice and serve.

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