Red Thai salmon curry

Red Thai salmon curry

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(90 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

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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Ingredients

  • 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
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

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

Method

  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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shantijan
16th Dec, 2011
5.05
.sorry.....forgot to say...my son used ''Blue dragon'' Red Thai paste !! :-)
shantijan
16th Dec, 2011
5.05
My son made this curry for us last week and it was fantastic. He used Salmon, whole baby sweetcorn, and deseed red and yellow chillies ...absolutely delicious hmmmm
ginoboy
26th Nov, 2011
1.05
This recipe was absolutely terrible. I have made many fish curries before and this one was the worst. The paste is flavourless and cooks down into nothing. I ended up with spicy onion and a bit of milk. DO NOT USE THIS RECIPE (Waitrose have a MUCH better red thai curry recipe) I forgive the BBC for putting this on here, I can only hope my stomach can do the same.
kazzo123
27th Oct, 2011
5.05
excellent recipe which was so quick to do, will most definitely make again.
thommich
21st Oct, 2011
5.05
Simple and delicious. It's going to become a regular!
dawnienook
20th Oct, 2011
4.05
Made this tonight for 1st time. really enjoyed it, added mangetout instead of green beans and used 3 x amount of paste as enjoy spicy food..very simple to make, will definitely make again but will add chillis next time x
dishymummy
18th Oct, 2011
5.05
I made this for my children after school and it was really quick and easy. I added some lime juice, seasoning and a spoonful of sugar and it was really tasty. I served with noodles and peshwari nam but it would have been substantial served with just the bread. I am going to make it for me and my husband tonight but will probably add more curry paste and some fish sauce.
hairybloke
28th Sep, 2011
I also substituted red peppers for the green beans. The sauce perks up with a few dashes of fish sauce. I used a 400ml tin of coconut milk, since I felt that 250 ml didn't seem enough liquid, and even that didn't reach a level where it was cooking the salmon, so I had to do some constant careful stirring and turning. However, the result was really nice, served with basmati rice. I think a lot depends on your red curry paste, since they do vary in strength. I would recommend the fish sauce though. It transforms most Thai curries into something special.
lovelyamanda
10th Sep, 2011
5.05
This is one of my favourite curries, always goes down well and is absolutely gorgeous.
sweet-p
17th Jun, 2011
4.05
Lovely! bought green thai paste by mistake, but it was still great. added a 1tbsp of fish sauce, 1 tbsp soy sauce and a 1 tbsp of worcestershire sauce and a sprinkle of palm sugar. I will definitely try it again, but with red thai paste this time.

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