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Tandoori salmon recipe

Tandoori salmon recipe

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Give your salmon fillets an Indian-twist by simply marinating in a gorgeous mix of smoky paprika, fiery chilli, fresh coriander, zesty lemon, and fragrant garam masala. This dish is easy to prepare and imparts a great deal of flavour that's sure to please. See method

  • Serves 6
  • 10 mins to prepare plus 30 mins marinating and 6 mins to cook
  • 263 calories / serving
  • Healthy


  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1tsp paprika
  • 1 green chilli
  • 3 tbsp coriander, chopped
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 50g ginger
  • 100ml (3 1/2fl oz) Greek yogurt
  • 6 salmon fillets, about 110g (3 1/2oz) each
  • lemon wedges, to serve

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    16g 23%
  • Saturates

    3g 17%
  • Sugars

    2g 2%
  • Salt

    0.2g 3%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 2.1g Protein 27.8g Fibre 0.2g


  1. Combine (or blend in a small food processor) the lemon juice, paprika, green chilli, coriander, honey, garam masala, garlic and ginger.
  2. Turn into a bowl and stir in the yogurt.
  3. Lightly coat the top of each salmon fillet with 1tbsp of the yogurt mixture. Set aside for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat the grill to its hottest setting. Transfer the salmon fillets to a heatproof tray and grill for 5-6 minutes. They should be cooked through but still a little pink in the centre.
  5. Serve with lemon wedges.

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