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8-Minute Summer Mango Salmon Sashimi

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Roni Cohen – @ronis_recipes
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Delicious mango salmon sashimi – a perfect, refreshing summer treat ready in minutes!
Total Time :8 minutes
Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS
 

  • 1 pound sushi-grade skinless salmon fillet, cut into ½ inch (1 cm) slices
  • 1 mango, cut into ½ inch (1 cm) slices

Sauce:

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ lime
  • 2 passion fruits

Toppings:

  • 20 micro basil
  • Red chili flakes

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Arrange the salmon slices in a row on a large plate and add the mango slices in between.
  • Cut the passion fruits in half and scoop out the pulp and seeds into a bowl. Add the olive oil and lime juice to the bowl with the passion fruit pulp and seeds. Mix the ingredients together to create the sauce.
  • Drizzle over the salmon and mango slices. Sprinkle some red chili flakes and add the micro basil leaves. Serve immediately.

MY NOTES

salmon sashimi recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

Is it OK to eat raw salmon sashimi?

Eating raw salmon sashimi is generally safe if certain precautions are taken. It is crucial to use sushi-grade salmon, which has undergone specific freezing processes to kill potential parasites and bacteria. Sushi-grade salmon is deemed safe for raw consumption due to its high quality and handling standards. Additionally, ensure the salmon is fresh, properly refrigerated, and purchased from a reputable source. Consuming raw fish carries some inherent risks, such as foodborne illnesses, but these risks can be minimized with proper handling and preparation. As with any raw food, individuals with compromised immune systems or health conditions should exercise caution.

How do I know if salmon is sushi-grade?

Determining if salmon is sushi-grade requires attention to specific factors. Look for the label “sushi-grade” or “sashimi-grade” at the fish market or grocery store. Additionally, inquire with the fishmonger about the salmon’s origin, handling, and freezing process. Sushi-grade salmon is frozen at extremely low temperatures for a specific duration to kill potential parasites. The flesh should be vibrant, firm, and have a fresh sea smell. When these criteria are met, you can be more confident that the salmon sashimi is safe for raw consumption.

how to pick a ripe mango

Look for a mango with a slightly soft texture when gently squeezed, but not too mushy. The skin should have a vibrant color with no blemishes or wrinkles. Trust your nose; a ripe mango will emit a sweet and fruity aroma at the stem end. Avoid any strong odors or sour smells.

how to pick passion fruit

Choosing a ripe passion fruit involves a few simple steps. Look for fruits with wrinkled, dimpled, or slightly shriveled skin, as this indicates ripeness. Avoid ones with smooth and firm skin, as they are likely unripe. The color should be deep purple or yellow, depending on the variety. Additionally, pick up the fruit and give it a gentle shake; if you hear seeds moving inside, it’s a sign of ripeness. A ripe passion fruit will have a sweet and aromatic fragrance.

salmon sashimi recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

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