Coconut Curried Salmon
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
This salmon is simply delightful.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) salmon
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 2 - Tbsp red curry paste
  • 1 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 - 15 oz. can light coconut milk
  • 1/2 - tsp ground ginger**
  • 1/2 - tsp crushed red pepper**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Spread about 1-2 tsp of red curry paste onto the top side of each fillet.
  2. Add the olive oil to a skillet, heat it up and roll it around to coat the bottom of the skillet. Place the salmon fillet ‘red curry side down’ into the oil and saute them for 3-4 minutes. Flip them over and then quickly pour in the coconut milk. Gently stir the coconut milk in and around the salmon, lifting the salmon so the coconut milk spreads under each of the fillets. Whisk in the ground ginger and crushed red pepper to the curry sauce.
  3. Cook salmon for another 5-7 minutes, or until cooked through. Cooking time may vary depending on thickness of the fillets. Season curry sauce with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve Coconut Curried Salmon with rice and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Cut 2 lbs. salmon into 8 - 1/4 lb. fillets & remove skin.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 1 lb. salmon, cut into 1/4 lb. pieces, skin removed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp red curry paste, evenly divided onto each piece of salmon
  • Note: Do NOT add the canned coconut milk or spices at this time.

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet and cooking as directed.

Special notes

It’s best to cook this salmon when it is completely thawed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Coconut Curried Salmon

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely before sauting and poaching in coconut milk and spices. See recipe for directions.
Serve over rice with veggies.