Seared Salmon Darnes with Couscous

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Serves: 4
Ingredients
4 salmon darnes.
Salt and cracked black pepper.
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Olive oil

Salad
170g – 225g dry couscous
1/2 red pepper – very finely diced
1/2 green chilli – very finely diced
1/2 red chilli – very finely diced
1 tomato – skinned and diced
1 tablespoon freshly chopped coriander
1 small tin sweet corn

Optional Dressing
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 red chilli – very finely chopped
Coriander
Salt and freshly milled black pepper
Place all dressing ingredients in a screw top jar and shake vigorously.

Method
Cut salmon into portions. Wipe well with kitchen paper. Rub skin-side with sea salt.
Heat oil in a heavy pan. Place salmon skin-side down in pan. Cook without turning until skin crisps. Briskly sear the other three sides.

Cook couscous according to instructions on packet.
Combine cous ous with all the other ingredients for salad and dressing.
Arrange salmon and salad on plate and drizzle a little dressing around the plate. Serve with tossed salad.

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