Fresh Tomato, Ginger and Herb Salad

, from Issue #18. September, 2015
Photography by Nick Tresidder.
Fresh Tomato, Ginger and Herb Salad

Serves: 6


¼ cup julienned fresh ginger
½ small red onion, very thinly sliced
1 long green chilli, seeded and thinly sliced
zest and juice of 2 limes
6-8 medium sized vine-ripened tomatoes
fresh mint or coriander
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted


Combine the ginger, red onion, chilli and the lime zest and juice in a bowl. Sprinkle with a little salt and leave for 10 minutes.

Roughly chop the tomatoes and tear up the mint. Combine with the onion mixture and the sesame seeds and tip into a serving bowl. Drizzle with a little olive oil and freshly ground pepper. 

Menu: Serve with Spiced NutsGaram Masala and Lime Roasted ChickenGreen Beans with CoconutSautéed Potatoes with Tomato, Cumin and DillCrisp Skinned Salmon with Coconut Curry Sauce, and Saffron and Cardamom Custards with Poached Apricots to finish.