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Tandoori Spiced Salmon

Tandoori Salmon in The Oven

Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Keyword indian food, Salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Marinading 2 hours
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 321kcal


  • 4 salmon breasts
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground peppercorns
  • 1 lemon
  • 5 drops Tobasco sauce
  • 2 tbsp plain natural yoghurt
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ground mace powder
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1 pinch saffron


  • Place the salmon on a glass dish or ceramic plate (non-metallic)
  • Zest the lemon over the salmon then squeeze over the lemon juice and sprinkle the salt and pepper on top
  • Add the Tobasco sauce and massage the salmon gently with your fingers to incorporate the flavours
  • Combine the plain natural yoghurt, the ginger and garlic paste, the mace, cardamom and saffron in a small bowl and coat the salmon with the marinade
  • Cover with clingfilm and leave in the refrigerator overnight to marinate
  • When ready to eat, grill the salmon under a high heat for 10-12 minutes.  If you have a tandoor oven, cut the salmon into chunks and place in a skewer and cook for 8 minutes
  • Always check that the fish is cooked through before serving.
  • Serve with some lemon wedges and some crisp fresh salad


Calories: 321kcal