15-Minute Creamy Coconut Curry Poached Salmon Recipe Is Tasty Healthy Eating by 30Seconds Food

15-Minute Creamy Coconut Curry Poached Salmon Recipe Is Tasty Healthy Eating

Poaching is a quick and healthy way to cook fish. The fish is submerged in a liquid then gently (very gently) simmered until it is cooked through. The result is a moist fish perfect for your healthy eating plan. Salmon is one fish that poaches particularly well.

This easy coconut curry poached salmon recipe packs a lot of flavor into the poaching liquid. Garlic, ginger, ground cumin, ground turmeric and ground coriander are cooked in a little olive oil until their flavors release. Vegetable broth and coconut milk are the liquids for the poaching broth, which are thickened with a little cornstarch. The salmon simmers in the broth until it is moist and flaky.

Serve this Thai-inspired poached salmon recipe over white rice, brown rice, quinoa or even rice noodles. Add a fresh vegetable like sautéed spinach, bok choy, snow peas, sugar snap peas, carrots or broccolini, and you have a quick dinner that you'll feel good about eating. This salmon in a coconut curry broth is ready in less than 20 minutes. This seafood recipe makes two servings but could easily be doubled.

Cuisine: Thai / American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon filets, with skin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic, ginger, cumin, turmeric and coriander. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. 
  2. Add the broth, coconut milk and cornstarch. Whisk until smooth and bring to a simmer. 
  3. Put the salmon fillets into the pan, skin side down. Gently simmer for about 8 minutes or until salmon is just cooked through. 

Note: 30Seconds is a participant in the Amazon affiliate advertising program and this post contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a commission or fees if you make a purchase via those links.

Recipe cooking times and servings are approximate. Need to convert cooking and baking measurements? Here are some kitchen conversion charts. Here's how to submit your recipes to 30Seconds.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

Coconut Milk
Coconut Milk $3 & Up
Coriander
Coriander $4 & Up
Cumin
Cumin $3 & Up

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

10-Minute Moist Mediterranean Poached Salmon Recipe: Quick Healthy Eating

This Easy Marinated Salmon Recipe Is a Dinner Game Changer

Sautéed Baby Bok Choy Recipe: A Simple Healthy Asian Vegetable Recipe

Mirin & Soy-Glazed Salmon Recipe: This Asian Salmon Recipe Is Ready in Less Than 30 Minutes

bepositive
Love salmon. This recipe looks absolutely delicious.

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

3-Ingredient Sautéed Shiitake Mushrooms Recipe Is Ready in 10 Minutes

Big Ole Bill's Authentic 3-Ingredient Italian Ciabatta Bread Recipe

Best Air Fryer Potato Wedges Recipe: Perfectly Seasoned Potatoes in 20 Minutes