Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Grilled Tandoori Salmon & Asian Grilled Salmon


Salmon fish provides high quality protein, almost 40 gm in about 5 ounce fillet of salmon. Filled with omega 3 fatty foods, salmon is one of the heart healthy fish too. Making it  a good alternative to eating chicken or meat.
Also fairly  easy to prepare ,doesn't require much time to get cooked,  try to eat salmon, preferably 2 to 3 times a week.  Good source of many other nutrients like vitamin B, B 12, magnesium, potassium and it is a low calorie, food. 

  Grilled Tandoori Salmon

Tandoori Salmon
Ingredients
4 Fillets of Salmon, each  approx  6 to 8 ounces each, skinless
1 pod of garlic, grate the cloves for added flavor
1 inch ginger grated
1/4 cup oil
salt to taste
1 tsp red chili powder
2 tablespoon Shaan tandoori powder ( ready spice mix available in Indian stores)
2 green chilies finely chopped

Method: 1.Clean and wipe the fish fillets, with a paper towel.  Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. In a medium bowl add oil, grated ginger, green chilies, garlic, and Shaan powder, salt , red chili powder and 1/2 lemon juice, mix all together to form a paste.
3. Add the fish fillets and allow to marinate in this paste mixture for about 30 minutes.
4.Place  marinated  fish fillets, on to a  foil covered baking sheet and bake for about 8 minutes on both sides, and serve hot along with green chutney. ( Recipe of green chutney in this blog) or you can buy ready made too from an Indian grocery store.


Prepare the marinade
Place marinated salmon fillets to grill 

Cooked Salmon


Asian Grilled salmon

Ingredients
 4 to 6 fillets of salmon 
1 clove garlic chopped finely
1 inch freshly grated ginger
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tbsp vinegar
1 medium size lemon cut in thin slices 
salt to taste
black pepper
1 tbsp chili garlic sauce ( lee kum lee)
Olive oil
1/4 cup mustard sauce


Method
1.Mix together in a bowl, honey mustard,soy sauce,chili garlic sauce,
finely chopped garlic,ginger.
2.Add vinegar, and sprinkle salt and black pepper on the cleaned fish fillets, keep aside for about 10 minutes.
3. Coat the fish fillets with the prepared sauce. Keep marinated for approximately 10 to 12 minutes.
4. Heat a non stick pan, add 2 to 3 tsp olive oil. Add the marinated fish fillets, two at a time. Allow to cook over medium heat for about 5 to 6 minutes, on each side. Continue with the remaining fillets.
Serve garnished with lemon slices.





Add vinegar,salt ,pepper


Marinate Fish fillets

Asian grilled salmon

Asian Grilled Salmon

















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