3 years ago

Seared Arctic Char
with Cucumber Relish

This quick-cooking seafood dinner is
perfect for busy weeknights. The homemade cucumber relish adds a refreshing

2 servings
Preparation time: 30 minutes


  • ¾ cup diced seeded cucumber
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced shallots
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ⅜ teaspoon kosher
    salt, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 (6-ounce) arctic char fillets
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat oven to 425 F.
  2. Place cucumber,
    shallots, cilantro, mint, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
    and ¼ teaspoon sugar in a medium bowl, stirring to combine.

  3. Heat a large ovenproof
    skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan and swirl to coat.

  4. Sprinkle the fillets
    evenly with remaining ⅛ teaspoon salt and
    pepper. Add fish to pan, skin side up. Cook 2 minutes; turn over.

  5. Place pan in oven and
    bake at 425 F for 4 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a
    fork. Top fillets with cucumber mixture and serve.

Recipe source: My