Cucumber salad

Cucumber salad.
Cucumber salad. Photo: Neela Shearer

A perfect salad for barbecue fish.


3 lebanese cucumbers, halved lengthways, seeded and sliced

leaves from half bunch coriander

leaves from 6 sprigs mint, torn

leaves from 6 sprigs Thai basil, torn

1 large red chilli, finely sliced

11/2 tbsp lime juice

3 tsp fish sauce

1 tbsp brown sugar

2 tbsp chopped roasted peanuts


Combine all ingredients except peanuts in a medium bowl and toss gently to combine.To serve, place salmon on plates, drizzle with sauce and serve cucumber salad on the side, scattered with peanuts. Accompany with steamed jasmine rice.