Red Thai salmon curry

Red Thai salmon curry

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(89 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4
Make this as spicy as you like and experiment with different veg. It will soon become a last minute favourite

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal326
  • fat22g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre2g
  • protein27g
  • salt0.46g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.


  • 1 tsp vegetable or sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 1 tbsp Thai red curry paste
  • 1 onion, sliced



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 250ml reduced-fat coconut milk
  • 500g skinless salmon fillet, cut into chunks
  • 200g pack trimmed green bean
  • coriander or basil, to serve


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan, then add the curry paste. Stir in the onion, then cook gently for about 5 mins until softened. Pour in the coconut milk and bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer, then add the salmon chunks and beans.

  2. Leave to gently simmer for 5 mins until the fish flakes easily and the beans are tender. Scatter with the coriander or basil, and serve with plain rice.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (106)

bowdenei's picture

Only 3* for me. Maybe it was my curry paste but it was a bit bland. Needed to cook it longer for the beans. Needed salt I found. The cilantro was nice though on top of the dish. Would try again with a different curry paste and see if that makes a difference.

ningwa's picture

Very easy & quick to make, added some salt..Really tasty!!Loved it..!!

jalapeno1's picture

Very quick and easy! I added extra veggies: red peppers, peas and mangetout peas instead of green beans. Added salmon cubes as the last step when all the veggies were almost ready. It came out delicious! Will definitely be making it again!

mikeclough's picture

Very tasty!

I used Tesco Thai Red Curry Paste.

I softened the onion in the oil first, then added the paste and cooked for a few minutes more. After adding the green beans to the coconut milk I cooked gently until the beans were just cooked. Then at the end I added the salmon chunks and cooked until they were just barely cooked.

I felt that if I'd followed the recipe the beans would have been hardly cooked at all.

kristinh9's picture

This is super easy and quick! As not everyone in the family likes it spicy, I reduce the amount of currypaste - it is still very tasty.

09bongo's picture

really tasty and very easy - just a bit too spicy so would reduce red paste qty next time

hargreavesbear's picture

Absolutely delicious recipe!

santac's picture

Quick & easy curry - fresh & subtle flavours, will cook again with variations on fish/ veg and add a bit more paste for personal preference

lyoung29's picture

Lacked flavour...

larissawarnock's picture

Cooked this tonight, found it really lacked taste. Wont be cooking again.

busytucker's picture

This was so easy and so flavoursome. I made this tonight and my husband gave it a big thumbs up. 5 stars from me.

cmidmore's picture

Really easy and delicious.

ansjovis50plus's picture

Simple, quick, and delicious! Added spring onion, ginger, garlic, lime leaves and peas. Will definitely serve this again.

grigory's picture

i think the flavor of this dish heavily depends on the quality of the curry paste. I was trying a new brand, curry paste was quite liquidy and smelled of vinegar. when cooking i noticed bitter taste in the sauce, which i think was from my curry paste. overall, it was a lovely little curry, very simple and quick. will try again, but will change my curry brand first.

sarahnmark's picture

Easy to make and delicious! Did go a little watery when reheated so best to eat when first cooked. Yummy!

colettetully's picture

It's lovely, very easy to make.

sascha's picture

Used haricots verts instead of the thicker beans suggested. Delicious!

kellyb22's picture

Very easy to make and tasty

wardholt2012's picture

Just tried this, really good!.
We added a bit of Garlic and some chopped up ginger at the onion softening stage. We will be having this again!

ravagnani's picture

This recipe is absolutely delicious and super easy to make. I also added some spring onions, garlic and fresh ginger to the onions and curry paste. Tried once with chicken but is definitely best with Salmon. Can't wait to try a veggie version.


Questions (0)

Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved…

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe…

Tips (1)

Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe…