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Salmon Tandoori with Cucumber Sauce

Salmon and Indian spices go hand in hand – they complement each other perfectly. You can use homemade tandoori masala made of equal parts ground ginger, ground coriander, cumin, turmeric, chilli powder, salt, nutmeg, cloves or cinnamon

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Serving size: Makes 2 servings


  • 300 g salmon, in pieces
  • 1 tbsp tandoori seasoning
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil

For cucumber sauce: ·

  • 100 ml mayonnaise or sour cream
  • ¼ cucumber, shredded
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ lime, the juice
  • ¼ tsp salt (optional)
  • Crispy salad
  • 75 g lettuce
  • ½ capsicum
  • sambar onion
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ lime, the juice


  1. Heat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Mix tandoori seasoning with oil and cover the salmon.
  3. Place in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  4. Mix crushed garlic, lime juice, shredded cucumber (squeeze out the water first) and mayonnaise or sour cream in a bowl.
  5. Chop capsicum, sambar onions and avocados. Combine with the lettuce on a platter. Drizzle with lime juice.
  6. Serve salmon on the salad, and top with cucumber sauce.

Nutritive value per serving:

  • Fat: 73 g
  • Protein: 35 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fibre: 9 g

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