Spicy Grilled Norwegian Salmon

Spicy Grilled Norwegian Salmon

Juniper twigs on the grill with the salmon gives it a nice smoke flavour. In this recipe it's also seasoned and served with a mild cucumber salad on the side.

Difficulty Medium
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Cucumber salad


  • Cut the salmon fillet in servings of 0.5 kg per piece.

  • Mix cumin, fennel powder, paprika powder, chili powder and salt.

  • Roll the salmon pieces in the spice mix and leave for 30 minutes.

  • Place juniper twigs on the grill when it's warm and grill the salmon for approx. 2 minutes on each side in the smoked of the juniper twigs. 

Cucumber salad

  • Peel cucumber, remove the seeds and thinly slice with a cheese slicer.

  • Place the cucumber slices in a sieve, sprinkle with salt and let drain for a couple of minutes.

  • Zest and juice lime, grate ginger and finely chop coriander.

  • Mix yogurt with zest and juice of lime, ginger and coriander.

  • Season with salt and pepper to taste, and mix with the cucumber slices.

Serve grilled salmon with cucumber salad, and garnish with fresh coriander if you like.