Banh Mi Salmon
Recipe type: Mains
Cuisine: Vietnamese
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Serves: 6-8
This Vietnamese fish dish works equally well with most fish and meats including chicken, pork and lamb.
  • 1kg salmon side skin on and boneless
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 2 gloves garlic
  • 2 stalks lemongrass
  • juice and rind 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  1. Make the marinade. Put all ingredients except salmon and coconut oil in a food processor and whizz up till you have a coarse paste.
  2. Place the salmon skin side down on a shallow dish and smother with the marinade
  3. Cover and leave in the fridge for a minimum 30 mins or overnight
  4. Put the coconut oil in a roasting tray and place in preheated 400F/200C oven
  5. Once the oil has melted , approx 1 min, place the salmon skinned down in the tray and roast for 25 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately with quarters of limes and steaming hot basmati rice.
This dish is quite spicy if you want to contrast the kick make a quick and easy lime cream dip. Simply add the zest and juice of a lime to a small tub (170ml) of sour cream, season with maldon sea salt, ground black pepper and a tbsp of chopped chives.
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