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Maple Thai Salmon & Maple Cucumber Salad

Maple Thai Salmon & Maple Cucumber Salad

Maple Thai Salmon & Maple Cucumber Salad

Classic maple syrup brings out the best of Asian flavors in our Maple Thai Salmon & Maple Cucumber Salad.

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 1 c. Pure Maple Syrup, Amber Color
  • 1 ½ c. warm water
  • 1 c. apple cider vinegar
  • 4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp. black and pink peppercorn
  • 1 large English cucumber, sliced
  • 1 smallred onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ c. Thai basil leaves, torn & divided

For the salmon

Directions

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, whisk maple syrup, water, salt and peppercorns. Cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Turn off the heat and add the vinegar.
  3. Allow the mixture to cool and transfer liquid to an air tight glass jar.
  4. To the cooled mixture add cucumber, red onion and half the basil.
  5. Make sure the vegetables are submerged and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  6. Season salmon filets with salt and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil.
  7. In a large skillet on high heat sear the salmon until crispy about 5 minutes.
  8. Turn the salmon over and lower the heat to medium low.
  9. Add the coconut milk, lime juice & remaining basil.
  10. Simmer the coconut milk for about 5 minutes. Serve with cucumber salad.