Grilled Salmon with Thai Curry Sauce and Basmati

Grilled Salmon With Thai Curry Sauce And Basmati Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Don't be afraid of the long list of ingredients - everything goes together pretty quickly.

From Gourmet, July 1997.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
20 Min


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1 c
basmati rice
1 1/2 c
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter


1 1/8 tsp
fresh gingerroot, peeled, minced
1 1/8 tsp
minced garlic
2 1/4 tsp
peanut oil
3/4 tsp
ground coriander seeds
1 1/2 tsp
curry powder
1 1/2 tsp
thai red curry paste
1 1/2 tsp
3/4 tsp
ground cumin
1 1/4 c
unsweetened coconut milk, well-stirred
2 Tbsp
tomato puree
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 1/2 tsp
dark brown sugar, packed


3 c
green cabbage, finely shredded
3/4 c
cucumber, seeded, peeled, julienned
3 Tbsp
fresh coriander, finely chopped
3 Tbsp
fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
3 Tbsp
unseasoned rice vinegar


4 6-oz
salmon fillets
olive oil, for brushing salmon
1/4 c
roasted peanuts

How to Make Grilled Salmon with Thai Curry Sauce and Basmati


  • 1Make rice:
    Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • 2In a saucepan with an ovenproof lid bring rice, water, and butter to boil. Bake rice, covered, in middle of oven 12 minutes. Keep rice warm.
  • 3Make sauce:
    In a heavy saucepan saute ginger root and garlic in oil over moderately high heat, stirring, until golden. Add coriander, curry powder, curry paste, paprika, and cumin and saute, stirring, 1 minute, or until fragrant. Whisk in coconut milk, tomato puree, soy sauce, and brown sugar and bring just to a boil. Remove pan from heat and keep warm.
  • 4Prepare vegetables:
    In a bowl toss together all vegetable ingredients.
  • 5Prepare grill.
  • 6Brush salmon with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Grill salmon on an oiled rack set 5 to 6 inches over glowing coals until just cooked through, about 5 minutes on each side.
  • 7Put each in center of 4 plates and arrange salmon on top. Top salmon with vegetables and spoon sauce around it. Sprinkle vegetables with peanuts.

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About Grilled Salmon with Thai Curry Sauce and Basmati

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Thai

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