Arctic Char with Cucumber Salad & Island Salsa

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Jazzing up this grilled Arctic char are two delightful sides. A cool and tangy cucumber salad is accompanied by a spicy Island salsa filled with avocado and coconut.


24, 8-oz. fillets Arctic Char
Salt, as needed
Olive oil, as needed

For Cucumber Salad:
6 lb. cucumbers, sliced
1/3 cup white vinegar
3 cloves garlic, chopped
3/4 tsp. crushed red pepper

For Island Salsa:
3 avocados, diced
3 papayas, diced
1 cup shredded coconut
2 cups diced red onion
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice


1. Brush char with oil and sprinkle with salt. Grill flesh-side down for 3 min. then flip for another 3 min.

2. For salad, toss cucumbers with salt and let sit for 30 min. Drain and mix with remaining ingredients. For salsa, mix all ingredients.

3. For service, plate one fillet, 2/3 cup salad, and 1/4 cup salsa.

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