Salmon with Coconut Sauce

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 65 min
  • serves 2
59 Ratings
Salmon with Coconut Sauce

A super quick salmon main course for any night of the week.

Bal Arneson
Courtesy of: Bal Arneson Spice Goddess

Indian, Fish, Main, Vegetables, Saute, Quick and Easy

Directions for: Salmon with Coconut Sauce


Coconut Sauce

2 Tbsp coconut oil

1 Tbsp finely chopped ginger

1 tsp fennel seeds

1 tsp cardamom seeds

1 tsp brown mustard seeds

pinch ground coriander

1/4 cup to 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes

1 cup coconut milk


a pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper

2 Tbsp coconut oil

2 (6 oz) salmon fillets

½ tsp coriander powder

a pinch of salt and pepper


Coconut Sauce

1. Put coconut oil into a large skillet over medium-low heat and when the oil is hot add ginger. Saute for 30 seconds and then add spices and cook for 10 seconds. Add tomatoes and cook for 3 minutes, stirring well. Pour in coconut milk and simmer for about 15 minutes, until sauce is thickened. Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper.


1. Heat coconut oil in a non-stick skillet or cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. When it is hot, season salmon fillets with 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder and a pinch of salt and pepper and then sear them on each side for 7 to 8 minutes, until they are just cooked through. Put salmon on a plate and ladle some sauce over it.

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