A bowl of spicy salmon stew

Spicy fish stew

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(19 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 40 mins


Serves 4

Full of omega-3 fats and providing four of your 5-a-day, this healthy dinner is packed with flavourful ingredients including garlic, chilli, salmon fillets and herbs

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal664
  • fat26g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs58g
  • sugars14g
  • fibre14g
  • protein42g
  • salt0.3g
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  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
    Rapeseed oil

    Rapeseed oil

    If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…

  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 spring onions, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and thinly sliced
  • few thyme sprigs
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 400ml vegetable bouillon made with 2 tsp vegetable bouillon powder
  • 2 green peppers, seeded and cut into pieces
  • 160g brown basmati rice
  • 400g can and 210g can red kidney beans, drained
  • handful fresh coriander, chopped, plus a few sprigs extra
  • handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 550g pack frozen wild salmon, skinned and cut into large pieces



    With its delicate, sweet flesh and wide availability, salmon is one of the most popular fish.…

  • 1 lime, zested



    The same shape, but smaller than…


  1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan and fry the onions for 8-10 mins until softened and golden. Add the spring onions, garlic, chilli and thyme. Cook, stirring, for 1 min. Pour in the tomatoes and bouillon, then stir in the peppers. Cover and leave to simmer for 15 mins.

  2. Meanwhile, cook the rice according to pack instructions. Stir in the beans with the coriander and parsley, then leave to cook gently for another 10 mins until the peppers are tender. Add the salmon and lime zest and cook for 4-5 mins until cooked through.

  3. Ladle half of the stew into two bowls and scatter with the coriander sprigs. Cool the remaining stew, then cover and chill to eat on another night. Gently reheat in a saucepan until bubbling.

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22nd Jun, 2020
This was so good followed the recipe cooked the salmon for 10 minutes in the pan. Really easy will definitely be making again.
16th May, 2020
Lovely, used mixed fish (salmon cod and prawns)
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