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Tandoori Salmon Portion, Spiced Rice and Cucumber Mint Salsa

Salmon is such a versatile fish and spicing things up is a great way to get creative when you’re cooking it at home. This recipe is perfect for entertaining guests or even for a lazy night at home to warm things up!

Prep Time

    •    Prep Time: 15 minutes
    •    Cook time: 8 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 2


    •    1/2 tsp salt
    •    1 tsp paprika
    •    1 tsp tumeric
    •    2 cloves garlic
    •    1/2 lime (juice)
    •    1 tbsp olive oil
    •    Tandoori marinade
    •    1 tsp ground ginger
    •    1 tbsp vegetable oil
    •    2 tsps cumin powder
    •    Cucumber mint salsa
    •    1 small tomato, diced
    •    2 tbsps mint, chopped
    •    1/2 cup natural yoghurt
    •    to taste salt and pepper
    •    1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
    •    2 Huon salmon portions
    •    1/2 small red onion, diced
    •    serveral nasturtium leaves (optional)
    •    1 lebanese cucumber, peeled and diced
    •    2 cups cooked spiced rice (rice cooked with Garam Masala)


  1. Pre-heat oven to 200°C.

  2. Combine the salsa ingredients, season and set aside.

  3. Combine all the tandoori ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Marinade the salmon portions with this paste for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

  4. Place the salmon portions onto an oiled oven-proof dish or onto a rack and bake at 200°C until just cooked.

  5. Present with the cucumber salsa, spiced rice and several nastursham leaves.

This great family recipe is thanks to Huon Aqua Recipes at


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