Red Thai salmon curry

Red Thai salmon curry

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(90 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
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  • 1 tsp vegetable or sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

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



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  • 250ml reduced-fat coconut milk
    Coconut milk in a glass, with half a coconut

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  • 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.

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27th Mar, 2013
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.
20th Mar, 2013
Very easy & quick to make, added some salt..Really tasty!!Loved it..!!
17th Mar, 2013
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!
10th Mar, 2013
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.
5th Feb, 2013
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.
17th Jan, 2013
really tasty and very easy - just a bit too spicy so would reduce red paste qty next time
12th Nov, 2012
Absolutely delicious recipe!
12th Aug, 2012
Quick & easy curry - fresh & subtle flavours, will cook again with variations on fish/ veg and add a bit more paste for personal preference
11th Aug, 2012
Lacked flavour...
1st Jul, 2012
Cooked this tonight, found it really lacked taste. Wont be cooking again.


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