Spiced salmon with coriander mash

Spiced salmon with coriander mash

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(12 ratings)

Ready in 25-35 minutes


Serves 4
Infuse your salmon with warm, spicy flavours - the sauce goes well with lamb chops, too

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal493
  • fat25g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs39g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre3g
  • protein33g
  • salt0.51g
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  • 1kg potato, peeled and cut into chunks



    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 2 tsp tikka paste or tandoori paste
  • 200g tub Greek yogurt
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 25g butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 pack fresh coriander, chopped (a large handful)
  • 4 tbsp or so milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…

  • grilled tomatoes to serve



    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…


  1. Boil the potatoes for about 12 minutes until tender. Turn on the grill. Stir the spice paste into 4 tbsp of the yogurt and smear the mixture all over the salmon. Put the salmon in a large heatproof dish, skin side up, and grill for 10 minutes.

  2. Drain the potatoes and return to the pan. Add the remaining yogurt with the butter, chilli flakes, coriander and milk. Now mash the ingredients together, or better still use an electric hand whisk to beat the mash to a really creamy texture, adding extra milk if necessary. Pile on plates, top with the salmon and drizzle with the cooking juices. Serve with grilled tomatoes.

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11th Apr, 2017
Very nice. I cooked the salmon in he oven wrapped in tin foil opening the top for the last five minutes to dry off the tikka paste. The coriander mash was lovely, I would never have thought of that so was good it was so tasty. Will make again.
1st Oct, 2015
What sides would go well with this? I'm scaling up to serve to fourteen people but can't serve with grilled tomatoes as suggested due to allergies :)
7th Apr, 2013
I'll be making this again, really easy and totally yummy!
23rd Apr, 2011
totally delicious!
8th May, 2010
Easy, quick and delicious. The salmon was so simple and the mash was a revelation. Definitely make again.
24th Jun, 2009
I will make this again. Enjoted by all!
23rd Mar, 2009
very nice and so quick
14th Jan, 2008
A really tasty quick and easy mid-week meal, one to make again
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