Grilled ocean trout with apple, lime and cucumber salad

Grilled ocean trout with apple, lime and cucumber salad
  • 0:10 Prep
  • 0:10 Cook
  • 4 Servings
  • Capable cooks

Quick and healthy, this barbecued ocean trout recipe is a delicious low-fat dinner solution.

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  • 4 x 150g ocean trout fillets, skin on
  • Canola oil cooking spray
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, peeled into ribbons
  • 2 granny smith apples, quartered, cored, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons grated palm sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons peanut oil
  • Lime wedges, to serve


  • Step 1
    Heat a barbecue hotplate or grill on medium-high heat. Spray both sides of fish with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook fish, skin-side down, for 3 to 4 minutes or until skin is browned and crisp. Turn fish. Cook for a further 2 to 3 minutes for medium or until cooked to your liking.
  • Step 2
    Meanwhile, combine cucumber, apple, onion, coriander and chilli in a bowl.
  • Step 3
    Whisk sugar, lime juice, fish sauce and peanut oil in a small bowl until combined. Add 2/3 of the dressing to salad. Toss gently to combine.
  • Step 4
    Serve fish with salad and lime wedges, and drizzle with remaining dressing (see note).

  • High protein
  • Low carb
  • Low kilojoule
  • Lower gi


  • 1448 kj


  • 16.3g

    Fat Total

  • 4.2g

    Saturated Fat

  • 3.2g


  • 30.8g


  • 87mg


  • 669mg


  • 17.4g

    Carbs (total)

All nutrition values are per serve


Can’t live without carbs? Mix steamed rice or cooked rice noodles through the salad. You could even flake the salmon in, too. You may need to make a bit more dressing, though.

  • Author: Cathie Lonnie
  • Image credit: Andrew Young and Guy Bailey
  • Publication: Super Food Ideas



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