Community Recipe
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Tandoori Salmon

Tandoori Salmon

Food and Wine June 2012

  • Yield: 8 servings ( Serving Size: 6-0z filet )
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes
  • Marinate: 4 Hours


  • 1 clove(s) garlic, large
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon(s) ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon(s) fenugreek
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) cayenne pepper
  • pinch(s) ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) low-fat plain greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup(s) canola oil, plus more for grilling
  • 8 - 6 ounce(s) center cut salmon filets
  • grilled Naan, cilanto sprigs and cucumber salad for serving


Mash garlic and ginger into paste. Scrape paste into mediumbowl and add coriander, cuming, paprika, fenugreek, turmeric, cayenne, cloves andn 1/2 teaspoon each of s&p. Add yogure and 1/4c of oil and whisk until smooth. In glass baking dish, coat the salmon with marinade. Cover w/plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours up to 4 hours.

Light grill. Oil grill grates and oil fish basket. Scrap off excell marinade and lightly brush fish w/oil. Grill over moderate heat, turning once or twice until golden in spots and nearly cooked through, about 8 minutes. Trasfer salmon to platter and serve with grilled naan, cilantro sprigs and cucumber salad.

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