mearl223 On September - 17 - 2009

Braised Salmon

Braised Salmon – : Not Fried, not steamed, but ‘braised’ .. ARTY!!! Healthy tender salmon in a medium-spicy tangy light sauce.




PrepTime 20mins – CookTimes 10mins – Serves 3





1 lb skinless Atlantic pink salmon fillets cut into 3″X5″ pieces.
salt & lime juice to marinate fish for 20mins (upto 30mins)
1 large finely chopped onion
2-3 big ripe tomatoes – finely chopped/ pureed
1 green chili/ 1/2 tsp red chili pwd
1/2 tsp turmeric pwd
1/2 tsp cumin pwd
1/4 tsp pepper pwd
1/4 tsp rosemary/ thyme/ oregano herbs of ur choice/ availability – optional
10-12 curry leaves if avlbl.
1 tbsp cooking oil
salt to taste

Cooking Instructions:

1. Wash the fish pieces n marinate for 20 mins in salt & lime juice.

2. Wash well & smear ALL the powders (not salt & pepper) on the pieces and set aside.

3. Heat oil, fry onions well & then add the green chili, curry leaves, salt & pepper – fry well.

4. Add tomatoes & cook till soft.

5. Remove 2/3rds of the mixture. Over the remaining 1/3rd, place half the fish pieces & cover with another 1/3rd of the mix. Then, place the last portion of fish & top with the last of the mix.

6. Drizzle 2-3 tbsp water & cover & cook till the fish is done.


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