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Sensational Thai Baked Salmon
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Sensational Thai Baked Salmon

Baked salmon in a fragrant Thai marinade
Course Dinner
Keyword Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, No Added Sugar, Nut Free, Preservative Free, Refined Sugar Free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 stalk lemongrass woody stem removed
  • 1 long red chilli deseeded
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves stem removed
  • 2 spring onions chopped
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (or macadamia nut or coconut oil)
  • 1 tbsp tamari soy sauce
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander

Salad To Serve

  • 1 long cucumber ribboned
  • 2 bunches broccolini steamed
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp tamari soy sauce

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 180'C.
  • In a blender pulse garlic, lemongrass, chilli, kaffir lime, spring onions with lime juice, olive oil and tamari to make a paste. Add extra olive oil if needed.
  • Place salmon fillets onto a lined baking tray. Pour over 3/4 of the marinade and spread over each salmon fillet.
  • Bake in oven for 12- 15 minutes or until salmon is cooked to liking and marinade has caramalised.
  • Meanwhile, prepare salad to serve. Arrange ribboned cucumber, broccolini and tomatoes onto a serving plate. Drizzle with lime juice and tamari.
  • Serve salmon fillets on top of prepared salad (or serve with your favourite sides).
  • Drizzle the remaining marinade over the salmon and salad to finish with extra flavour.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander.

Notes

You can also make this recipe using chicken breast instead of salmon fillets.