Home-Smoked Norwegian Salmon with Arugula Salad, Yoghurt and Cucumber Dressing

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Home-Smoked Norwegian Salmon with Arugula Salad, Yoghurt and Cucumber Dressing

by Felix Chong

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Cuisine : European Course : Appetizer Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 45 mins Cook : 15 mins Ready in : 60 mins Serves : 4


  • 100g Smoked Oak Chips
  • 250g Salmon
  • 20g Arugula Salad
  • 4 tbsp Plain Yoghurt
  • 1 piece Japanese Cucumber
  • Pinch of Pink Peppercorns (optional)
  • Extra Virgin Oil (enough to drizzle)
  • Pinch of Sea Salt Flakes


  1. Lightly season the salmon with sea salt for 20 minutes.
  2. Wash off the salt after 20 minutes and pat dry the salmon.
  3. Place the oak chips in the kettle and heat it up.
  4. Once the smoke is out, place 1 cup of ice cubes into it, place the salmon on the round tray that’s with the holes and place it on top of the cold smoke and cover it, allow it to smoke for 15 minutes.
  5. After 15 minutes, remove from the tray and set aside.
  6. Place the yoghurt and chopped cucumber into a mixing bowl and mix well.
  7. Slice the salmon diagonally thinly and place it around the plate.
  8. Toss the arugula salad with sea salt flakes and extra virgin oil and place it around the smoked salmon.
  9. A spoonful of the yoghurt and cucumber dressing in the middle of the dish.
  10. Lightly crush few pieces of pink peppercorn on the dish (optional).
  11. Ready to serve!


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