Food & Drinks

Crispy skin salmon with cabbage recipe

Easy to cook for weeknights but glam enough for guests.

Serves: 4

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 10 mins

This salmon dish is the perfect food prep dish or the meal you serve to impress guests. Take your pick!


  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 4 x 125g salmon fillets, skin on

  • ¼ small green cabbage, shredded

  • 1 small fennel, thinly sliced on a mandolin

  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 green apple, cored, matchsticks

  • ½ cup dill

  • ½ cup mint leaves

  • 1 avocado, peeled, wedges

  • lemon wedges, to serve

Gherkin dressing:

  • 250g light sour cream

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 tbsp baby capers

  • 4 gherkins, finely chopped

How to make the crispy skin salmon with cabbage recipe:

  1. In a non-stick frying pan, heat oil on medium. Cook salmon, skin-side down, 3-4 mins. Turn and cook 2 mins until cooked to taste.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine cabbage, fennel, onion, apple and herbs.

  3. For the gherkin dressing. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, juice, capers and gherkins. Season to taste.

4 Serve cabbage salad topped with salmon fillets and accompanied with avocado and lemon wedges. Drizzle dressing over.

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