Fragrant Fillet of Spiced Salmon with a Fresh Asian Style Crunchy Salad

A spicy take on fish dishes.


  • for the salmon:
  • 4 salmon fillets (approx 7 oz each)
  • 1 red chilli
  • 3 slices of ginger, thumb size
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tblsp chopped coriander
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tblsp light oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • asian style shallot, mango and red chilli salad
  • 1 pack of wild rocket or watercress
  • 2 red chillies (de-seeded & finely sliced)
  • 0.50 mango (cut into julienne)
  • 120 g raw bean sprouts
  • 4 -5 shallots (sliced finely)
  • 8 cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 3 tsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tblsp light oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Whiz up the chilli, ginger, garlic, coriander, lime juice, and oil in a food processor
  2. Rub this into the fillets of salmon and season with salt and pepper
  3. Place on a tray and bake in a preheated oven for approx 10 - 12 minutes depending on size or until almost cooked through at 190°C
  4. Reheat thus finishing the cooking process and leaving the fish moist when required
  5. This can be prepared about an hour in advance and the fish itself needs only to be marinated for a maximum of 20 minutes
  6. Serve with this fresh, tasty and colourful salad
  7. Salad Method:
  8. First, place the shallot marinating in the soy sauce and the oil with a little seasoning for about 15 minutes
  9. Then at the last moment add the rest of the ingredients, season to taste and serve straight away
  10. To serve either leave the bowl of salad on the table and allow everyone to dig in and have a portion of fish also or simple place some salad in the middle of the plate and top with a piece of warm fragrant salmon to serve


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