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  • 2 skinless fillets salmon
  • 3-4 tsp Cajun spice mix, (or mix equal quantities smoked paprika, garlic salt, dried thyme and black pepper)


  • 1/4 small white cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 2 sticks celery, finely sliced
  • 2 tsp cider vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise


  • STEP 1

    Toss all the slaw ingredients together with a really good pinch of salt and leave for 10 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Dust the fish on both sides with the spice mix, season with salt, then heat some butter in a non-stick pan and fry the fish on both sides for several minutes until cooked and dark golden.

  • STEP 3

    Pile some slaw on a plate and sit the fish on top to serve.

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