Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2 tablespoons yogurt mixture)

Garam masala, a warm Indian spice blend, makes a simple rub for fish, chicken, pork, or lamb. Serve the salmon with steamed snow peas and precooked jasmine rice (such as Uncle Ben's).

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Sprinkle fillets evenly with garam masala and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add fillets to pan, skin side down. Cook 7 minutes; turn over, and cook 1 minute or until desired degree of doneness.

Step 2

Combine remaining 2 1/2 teaspoons oil, remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, yogurt, green onions, crème fraîche, and lime juice in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Serve yogurt mixture with fillets. Serve with lemon wedges.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

Good Flavor on Salmon

April 11, 2018
The topping on the fish tasted great. Hubby didn't love the cream sauce it is served with as much as other salmon sauces we've made.

ConnieRS's Review

March 04, 2014
This recipe is delicious, and so easy to make!

IoneTaylor's Review

May 12, 2014
The garam masala is a great idea. It turns a simple dish into a simply delicious dish. I served it with brown jasmine rice and sauteed asparagus.

TCUnurse's Review

March 06, 2014
Very quick recipe to make with lots of flavor! Served over rice and steam-in-the-bag green beans.

daneanp's Review

December 03, 2014
Really good and so easy! We had it with coconut rice and steamed snap peas. The sauce was a nice touch and would work well with other fish too. Will make again.

brighteyes8's Review

April 29, 2014
Excellent, but I recommend doubling the garam masala.

icancookthat's Review

March 11, 2014
Such a simple dish that produces amazing results. I served it with some coconut rice. For more detail and step-by-step photos, check out my post: