Citrus-Cured Salmon Avocado Tartare

Prep Time
05 Minutes
Cook Time
05 Minutes
6-8 servings

Served spooned on thin slices of English cucumber or red radish, this recipe makes for a refreshing appetizer or hors d’oeuvre. Simple to prepare, but extraordinary to savor.

From The Giving Table Cookbook

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  • 1 cup (about 8 oz.) Citrus-cured salmon, cut into ¼” cubes (lightly packed)
  • 1 Persian cucumber, scrubbed and diced
  • 2-3 tbsp. minced red onion
  • Juice of ½ lemon, or more to taste
  • Juice of ½ lime, or more to taste
  • ¼ tsp. cumin
  • 2 tbsp. minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 ripe Haas avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients except for avocado in a mixing bowl.
  2. Fold in avocado, mixing gently.
  3. Season to taste with salt, pepper and more juices, if necessary. Cover and chill (can be made up to an hour in advance).