What's my story to this Indian-Spiced Salmon today? Of course, obviously, in my house, it has to be Indian for my Indian other half-half. Indian style cooking basically no matter what. Remember, I have already shared this matter to Indian and his food love (Rice Congee With Condiments)? Precisely. And the other I must also share with you is fish love being his food love (Spicy Grilled Fish, Chilli Lime Fish & Kerala Fish Fry). Fish and fish and fish indeed I think forever, for the longest time, now and forever (Fish Sambar, Grilled Fish Sambal, Grilled Fish In Banana Leaf, Malaysian Indian Fish Curry, Assam Fish Curry & Chili Soy Fish). Usually, most of the time, I stick to our local catch which is very much cheaper. But I guess, every now and then, we can afford the rather pricey salmon? Sure. Why not? If its a once a while affair, I too won't hesitate. The fresh piece of salmon getting to my attention in the hypermarket, I literally couldn't ignore. Back home with salmon and then, as usual? Buying I think is easier compared to deciding what style to cooking? Always. Instead of the same style like the previous (Grilled Salmon), I decided to uplift salmon alongside curry leaves and plain chilli powder. Yep. Another simplicity again and only two of these much sorted after and much, akin a must for our Indian dishes (Egg Curry Masala, Curried Roast Chicken & Indian-Style Mustard Greens). Moreover, I thought grilling will be a better option compared to frying (Grilled Fish Sandwich). Not that I am against frying, but when you have already invested in a portable over the stove grill, you might as well? Of course. Salmon marinated alongside plain chilli powder, curry leaves and salt, up next after at least 4 hours, grilling. Crispy on the outside, beautiful curry leaves waffling and tenderness to its core inside salmon. Oh, before I forget, you can consider pairing Indian-Spiced Salmon alongside Ghee Rice & Cucumber Yogurt Salad.
Ingredients500g salmon - cut into medium size pieces
2 sprigs curry leaves - shredded
1 tsp plain chilli powder
Salt to taste
2-3 tbsp oil
Mix/rub salmon with all the ingredients except oil.
Marinate for at least 4 hours.
Thereafter, drizzle oil in a heated portable grill.
Thereafter, drizzle oil in a heated portable grill.
Place salmon inside and grill on both sides.
Serve with some salad leaves and lemon wedges.
for me I just span fried it and add some pepper and salt..ReplyDelete
can taste the freshness n sweetness of the salmon.....
We are cravings salmon today :) very healthy meal serve salmon with salad, and great ingredients on this recipe I should try sometime !!ReplyDelete
During my uni days i'll buy salmon and baked it together with some vegetables. I miss doing that...ReplyDelete
Your salmon is just gorgeous, Nava! Love the crispy exterior...one of my favorite seafood entrees!ReplyDelete
Healthy dish! Initially I thought the black bits are charred. On closer look they are curry leaves!ReplyDelete
You are absolutely right. The thought of deep fried salmon..yuck. That type of fish is so tasty it only deserves a little light seasoning. Your grilled fish is inspiring. Great photo-yum!ReplyDelete
umph another awesome recipe you have here!! lookin crispy i love salmon!!ReplyDelete
This is a fantastic idea - I bet the aroma of the curry leaves and flavours really penetrate the fish :DReplyDelete
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Perfect grilled salmon...luv this to the core..ReplyDelete
Nava...I love the new look to your blog....so pretty! And I love that you enjoy working with Asian flavors. And they are perfect with salmon! This looks like a beautiful dish. A little crispy and a little spicy! : )ReplyDelete
Clever gal! Adding curry leaves to salmon. I'm sure the taste is excellent.ReplyDelete
Thanx for reminding me to use curry leaves in my grills. I have pretty much forgotten them unless I am using masala spices:-(ReplyDelete
Curry leaves and some chilli powder is yummy with fish or chicken...Yes this will be on our weekend BBQ menu! THANX dear!
Grilling gives such a great flavor!ReplyDelete
I love raw Salmon more. :)ReplyDelete
This salmon sounds so so so good!ReplyDelete
Just 5 ingredients and such a fantastic result! I agree with you, usually, I don't season salmon much either. gave you a quick mention at the end of my latest post, just to highlight your "Malaysian" blog.ReplyDelete
Grilled salmon looks delicious.ReplyDelete
i love salmon with raw more that cooked no idea y >.<ReplyDelete
I love the look of this. It sounds amazing. I love grilled salmon!ReplyDelete
hy, What you wrote was very nice, and really helped me, thanks for sharingReplyDelete
flavourful salmon looks wonderfulReplyDelete
This sounds great and there's not too many ingredients!ReplyDelete
it sounds really fresh, healthy and delicious!ReplyDelete
Hi Nava, loving the way you can make something so simple look so great. Maybe I need to take a leaf out of your book!ReplyDelete
Wow. This dish looks so delicious. Grilled salmon is always a winner. A squeeze of lemon indeed makes so much difference ... it adds freshness to every bite.ReplyDelete
Love this flavor of grilled salmon!ReplyDelete
Curry Leaves and Salmon ,Awesome i can smell the lovely aroma around!!ReplyDelete