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Coconut and spinach salmon curry recipe

Coconut and spinach salmon curry recipe

3 ratings

Ready in just 30 minutes, this flavourful fish curry recipe is an easy leftover salmon idea. The flaky fish joins spinach in a creamy coconut sauce spiced with curry powder, turmeric and chilli. Serve with basmati rice, a scattering of coriander and lime wedges to squeeze over. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 502 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 300g basmati rice
  • 1½ tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3cm piece ginger (about 20g), grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp medium curry powder
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 400g tin coconut milk
  • 220g baby spinach
  • 250g leftover cooked salmon, skinless and flaked into large chunks
  • 2 limes, 1 juiced and 1 cut into wedges
  • 15g fresh coriander, leaves picked
Basmatic rice can always be swapped for long-grain

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    2115kj
    502kcal
    25%
  • Fat

    18g 25%
  • Saturates

    7g 34%
  • Sugars

    2g 2%
  • Salt

    0.4g 6%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 66.4g Protein 23.5g Fibre 1.9g

Method

  1. Rinse the rice well and tip into a saucepan with 600ml water and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over a high heat, then turn the heat to low, cover and cook for 10-12 mins until the rice is cooked through and all the water has been absorbed.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan over a medium heat, then add the ginger, garlic and chilli and fry for 2-3 mins until fragrant. Stir in the turmeric and curry powder, then add the purée and coconut milk and bring to a simmer. Simmer uncovered for 5-8 mins until thickened slightly, stirring occasionally.
  3. Fold the spinach into the coconut curry and cook for 1-2 mins until wilted. Stir in the salmon and lime juice and cook for 2-3 mins until the salmon is piping hot. Serve scattered with the coriander, some lime wedges for squeezing over, and the steamed basmati rice.

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