Thai Salmon Recipe

Looking for an easy Thai Salmon recipe? Learn how to make Thai Salmon using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jh119

Makes 6 servings



Fresh, wild salmon fillet (skin on) cooked in skillet with coconut milk, Thai spices and vegetables

Recipe Ingredients for Thai Salmon

1 1/2 lb Wild King Salmon Fillet Fresh From Alaska
1 tbsp canola oil
1 tbsp lemon grass
1 tbsp scallions, chopped
9 oz light coconut milk
1 tsp lime juice
15 g Thai red curry paste
1/3 cup green beans, chopped
52 strips yellow peppers
1/3 cup fresh shitake mushrooms, chopped
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Recipe Directions for Thai Salmon

  1. Salt and pepper a 1 1/2-pound salmon filet.

  2. Heat skillet to medium-high heat and add a little canola oil.

  3. Place salmon in skillet flesh side down and cook for about 3 or 4 minutes until nicely browned.

  4. Remove from skillet.

  5. Reduce heat to medium-low.

  6. Add 1 tablespoon finely minced lemongrass (from the white part of the stalk) and 1 tablespoon chopped scallions and stir around for one minute.

  7. Then add 2/3 of a (14-ounce) can of light coconut milk, a generous squeeze of lime, and 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons Thai red curry paste (to taste).

  8. Whisk together and let simmer for five minutes.

  9. Add salmon back in, skin-side down, nestle into the sauce.

  10. Simmer (uncovered) for 10 minutes, then add a handful of each of the following: chopped green beans, chopped yellow peppers, chopped shiitake mushrooms.

  11. Simmer another 7 to 8 minutes. Stir in 1/4 cup chopped cilantro, 1/4 cup chopped basil.

  12. Cook another 5 minutes.

  13. Serve with jasmine rice, more cilantro, scallions, and a squeeze of lime.

  14. Hint: Coconut milk comes in 14 oz cans. Use leftover milk to replace some of the water when making the jasmine rice.

Categories

Fish, Seafood, Main Dish, Thai

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 187.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
295
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.8g
27%
Saturated Fat
10.5g
53%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
159mg
7%
Potassium
168mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
5.1g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
28.1g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 7% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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