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Smoked Salmon Ponzu Salad

Ponzu is a classic Japanese dressing of soy sauce and citrus juice. Here, it cuts through the rich slices of smoked salmon.




  • 2 large ruby grapefruit
  • 2 large white grapefruit
  • 1 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp runny honey
  • 400 g (14oz) smoked salmon (about 16 slices)
  • 100 g (3 ½oz) watercress leaves
  • 100 g (3 ½oz) pomegranate seeds


  1. Peel and segment the grapefruit with a serrated knife, removing the pith. Pour juices into a bowl as you go. Spoon off 3tbsp of juice, mix into a jug with the light soy sauce and honey and set aside.
  2. Arrange smoked salmon slices, grapefruit segments and watercress leaves over 8 starter plates. Scatter with the pomegranate seeds. Just before serving, drizzle each plate with 1½tsp of the dressing.