Ōra King Salmon with

Yuzu and Fresh Turmeric

By Chef Jason Roberts

Serves: 2


  • 180gm Ōra King salmon (skin and bone removed)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Grated zest of half an orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Yuzu juice or fresh lime juice if Yuzu not available
  • 3 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Half teaspoon cracked white peppercorns
  • 1/3 inch of fresh turmeric (use ginger if turmeric not available)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Shichimi Togarashi (Japanese 7 spice) if unavailable then use a little dried chilli powder


  1. Brush desired serving plate with sesame oil.
  2. Zest the orange over the sesame oil, sprinkle over half the black sesame seeds.
  3. Thinly slice the salmon and arrange over the plate.
  4. Mix together the Yuzu juice and soy sauce.
  5. Nap the salmon with the sauce followed by a sprinkling of the white pepper and the finely grated fresh turmeric.
  6. Finish with a sprinkling of Shichimi Togarashi and the remaining black sesame seeds.